THE PURPOSE OF THE PROPOSED PROJECT IS TO DETERMINE NEW TECHNIQUES TO IMPROVE THE CAPABILITIES OF THE GOVERNMENT TO ASSESS THE PERFORMANCE OF DOD CONTRACTORS.

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 1138
Amount: $49,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1984
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
1500 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA, 22209
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 FREMONT E. REICHWEIN
 (703) 841-3657
Business Contact
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Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
THE PURPOSE OF THE PROPOSED PROJECT IS TO DETERMINE NEW TECHNIQUES TO IMPROVE THE CAPABILITIES OF THE GOVERNMENT TO ASSESS THE PERFORMANCE OF DOD CONTRACTORS. THE PROPOSAL DISCUSSES CURRENT INADEQUACIES IN THE MEANS OF ASSESSMENT AVAILABLE. TECHNICAL OBJECTIVES ENVISIONED ARE (1) DEVELOPMENT OF A DATA BASE OF CANDIDATE ASSESSMENT PARAMETERS, (2) EVALUATION OF EACH OF THE PARAMETERS FOR USE AS DECISION FACTORS, AND (3) DEVELOPMENT OF RECOMMENDATIONS AS TO HOW THE GOVERNMENT MAY IMPLEMENT A MONITORING SCHEME TO COLLECT THE PARAMETRIC DATA ON INDIVIDUAL CONTRACTORS. SOURCES OF DATA WILL INCLUDE INTERVIEW OF KNOWLEDGEALE PERSONS WITH AN OFFICIAL INTEREST IN THE SUBJECT AND A REVIEW OF RESEARCH/ANALYTIC EFFORTS TO DATE. A MEANS FOR EVALUATING THE MERIT OF CANDIDATE PARAMETERS IS PRESENTED. RECOMMENDATIONS WILL CONSIDER THE FEASIBILTIY OF IMPLEMENTATION AS A PARAMOUNT CONCERN. A SIGNIFICANT PART OF THE RECOMMENDATIONS WILL BE TO ESTABLISH A POINT OF DEPARTURE FOR AND STRUCTURE OF A PHASE II EFFORT TO INCLUDE MODELING OF THE ASSESSMENT TECHNIQUES DEVELOPED.

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