Accession Number ADA581968
Title Continuous Competition as an Approach to Maximize Performance (BRIEFING CHARTS).
Publication Date Sep 2012
Media Count 16p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract Research shows that continuing competitive pressure applied during development and production leads to better industry performance, often at reduced cost. However, the entrenched practice of one-time competition for an entire program life-cycle often endows the winner with a very strong monopolistic power that lasts for decades. This paper describes continuous competition as leverage to acquire more effective results. It offers an alternative method for continuous competition--Multi-sourcing with Distributed Awards--under an applicable set of conditions and an appropriate business case.
Keywords Commerce
Competition
Contracts
Defense contracting
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Military procurement
Production
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Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 70B - Management Practice
74E - Logistics, Military Facilities, & Supplies
Corporate Author MITRE Corp., McLean, VA.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1326
Contract Number N/A

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