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ISBN: 0833037366, 9780833037367
Authors: Frank Camm, Victoria A. Greenfield
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: risk, sourcing, decisions, comparative, assessing, contractors, battlefield, army
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Can the Army improve the way it measures the risks of using civilian contractors in combat? This report proposes a method for comparing the “residual risks” of using military and contract sources to perform specific support activities on the battlefield. It applies the Army’s standard approach to risk assessment, which identifies sources of risk, or “threat”; the risk......
ISBN: 0833015249, 9780833015242
Authors: Anthony G. Bower, Steven Garber
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: problems, prospects, contractors, defense, forecasting, bankruptcy, statistical
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Declining revenues in the defense industry may eventually result in bankruptcies. This report considers whether a model could reliably predict defense contractors’ bankruptcy. The authors find that models based on multivariate discriminant analysis or multiple linear regression analysis using financial data from nondefense firms are unlikely to perform well for defense firms. An approach usi......
Author: Molly Dunigan
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: military, deployments, future, contractors, private, security, considerations
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Testimony submitted to the Commission on Wartime Contracting on June 18, 2010.......
ISBN: 1437939716, 9781437939712
Author: Kate M. Manuel
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Keywords: recently, enacted, proposed, amendments, including, law, suspension, government, contractors, overview, debarment
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Publisher: DIANE PublishingPublished Time: DIANE PublishingPages: 25This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. The amount spent on government contracts, coupled with widely reported contractor misconduct, has generated congressional interest in debarment and suspension (D&S). Debarment or suspension of contractors is one means agencies use to ensure that they deal only with c......
ISBN: 0833023551, 9780833023551
Authors: Georges Vernez, Michael Dardia, Kevin F. Mccarthy, Jesse D. Malkin, Robert Nordyke
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Keywords: small, suppliers, effects, contractors, shrinking, defense, california
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Case studies of 25 small defense suppliers in southern California were used to examine the hypothesis that such firms have been especially hard-hit by the Pentagon's budget cutbacks between 1989 and 1994. Research found that electronics and materials firms were generally more successful at making up lost revenue than were machine shops and aircraft parts firms. Most firms had downsized, but manage......
ISBN: 1437930123, 9781437930122
Author: William M. Solis
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Keywords: contractors, versus, security, services, iraq, employees, department, cost, support, comparison, using, state, warfighter
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Publisher: DIANE PublishingPublished Time: DIANE PublishingPages: 20This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. The U.S. government's reliance on contractors, including the State Dept.'s and DoD?s use of private security contractors in Iraq, has been well documented. What has not been so well examined is the comparative cost of using civilian employees or military members vers......
ISBN: 1437923666, 9781437923667
Author: Moshe Schwartz
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Keywords: background, analysis, options, congress, afghanistan, iraq, defense, private, security, contractors, department
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Publisher: DIANE PublishingPublished Time: DIANE PublishingPages: 25Contents: (1) Intro.; (2) Background: Services Provided by Private Security Contractors (PSC); Number and Profile of PSCs Working in Iraq and Afghanistan; Congressional Focus on PSCs; (3) Private Security Co. Working for the U.S. Gov?t.: Why the U.S. Gov?t. Uses PSCs; DoD PSCs; Iraq; Afghanistan; Can the Use of PSCs Undermine U.S.......
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