Cost control (71 - 74 of 74 items)
Planning and Construction of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline
103708: Sep 26, 1977
Lessons learned from the experience of building the Trans-Alaska Pipeline will be useful for the proposed building of a gas pipeline by the Alcan consortium from Alaska through Canada to the lower 48 States. Alyeska Pipeline Service Corporation acted as the common agent for the eight companies involved in the pipeline system. Costs of building the Trans-Alaska Pipeline were grossly underestimated...
Increased Costs to Government Under the Department of Defense Program to Reduce Audits
PSAD-77-80: Published: Mar 9, 1977. Publicly Released: Mar 9, 1977.
The Department of Defense's Contractor Weighted Average Share in Cost Risk program, designed to eliminate the evaluations of the reasonableness of contractors' indirect expenses or overhead, such as travel and rent, does not guarantee that costs are controlled effectively.The program is based on the assumption that good management by industry, properly motivated by competition and fixed-price cont...
How Can We Increase Confidence in the Management of Federal Programs?
094529: Nov 26, 1973
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