Federal contracting officials are contending with a virtual barrage of reforms, involving new legislation, new contract vehicles, and new business practices - thus changing how agencies are to operate with respect to acquisition streamlining. This thesis evaluates the effectiveness of the Fleet and Industrial Supply Center (FISC) Pearl Harbor's implementation of acquisition streamlining initiatives and recommends viable methods of streamlining the acquisition process at FISC Pearl Harbor and other Naval Supply Systems Command- governed FISC activities. The primary methods of streamlining the acquisition process evaluated at FISC Pearl Harbor include both the internal and external factors to the organization. Internal factors include the organizational design within FISC Pearl Harbor and its relationship to the customers of; and the principal contracting techniques and processes employed by the Regional Contracting Department in search of acquisition streamlining. The external environment involves the proposed partnership with the Pacific Naval Engineering Command in support of regionalization on the Hawaiian Islands
Stone, Mark W. Smith, David A.
Naval Postgraduate School
M.S. in Management
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