Social and Economic Goals and Their Impact on the Defense Acquisition Process
Thomas E. Harvey
In this article, written over 40 years ago but still relevant today, the author addresses problems created in attempting to utilize the Defense Acquisition Process to further nonprocurement social and economic goals.
Harvey, T. E. (1979/2019). Social and economic goals and their impact on the defense acquisition process. (Original work published 1979). Defense Acquisition Research Journal, 26(3), 190–206. https://doi.org/10.22594/dau.19-823.26.03
Social and Economic Public Policy Goals and Their Impact on Defense Acquisition-A 2019 Update
This article explores the evolution of social and economic public policy goals and programs embedded in the defense procurement process and explores the impact of these policies on acquisition.
Schwartz, M. (2019). Social and economic public policy goals and their impact on defense acquisition—A 2019 update. Defense Acquisition Research Journal, 26(3), 208–228. https://doi.org/10.22594/dau.19-827.26.03
The Impacts of DoD Acquisition Initiatives on Defense Industry Business Strategy
Joseph R. Blank, USN (Ret.)
This article provides an overview of a qualitative exploratory study, which investigates the impacts of acquisition initiatives on the business strategies of a study-defined, Mid-tier Segment of Defense Industrial Base companies through the use of semistructured interviews with defense industry leaders.
Blank, J. R. (2019). The impacts of DoD acquisition initiatives on defense industry business strategy. Defense Acquisition Research Journal, 26(3), 230–248. https://doi.org/10.22594/dau.18-813.26.03
Foundations for a Game Theoretic Framework for Agile Acquisition
Scott Rosen, Kelly Horinek, Alexander Odeh, Les Servi, & Andreas Tolk
This article evaluates the applicability of game theory within the government acquisition community to provide strategies that move potential vendors into a preferred negotiation point and expedite the decision-making process in acquisition. The research focuses on the application of utility models in support of a game theoretic foundation to provide a means to illuminate better contracting tradeoffs for the government.
Rosen, S. L., Horinek, K., Odeh, Servi, L., & Tolk, A. (2019). Foundations for a game theoretic framework for agile acquisition. Defense Acquisition Research Journal, 26(3), 250–289. https://doi.org/10.22594/dau.18-812.26.03
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