TITLE

Competitive Sourcing and Privatization: An Essential USAF Strategy

AUTHOR(S)
Newbold, Stephen E.
PUB. DATE
April 1999
SOURCE
Air Force Journal of Logistics;Spring99, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the need for the United States Air Force to adopt competitive sourcing and privatization strategies in order to meet its future needs. Key terms defined; Competitive sourcing and privatization savings; Process; Private sector experience; Establishment and management of contract; Challenges for the Air Force.
ACCESSION #
1910681

 

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