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Title A common operating picture for Air Force materiel sustainment : first steps / Raymond A. Pyles [and others]
Published Santa Monica, CA : Rand Corp., 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xxvii, 111 pages)
Series RAND Corporation monograph series
Rand Corporation monograph series.
Contents Introduction -- Framework: common operating pictures, effectiveness-based measures, decision rights, schwerpunkt, and nonmarket -- Method for designing a common operating picture -- An example common operating pictures for the materiel sustainment system -- Conclusion -- Appendix: How decision occur in organizations
Summary Describes a potential common operating system (COP) for the Air Force materiel sustainment system (MSS). The authors first develop a COP based on the principles of effects-based measures, schwerpunkt (organizational focus), decision rights, and a nonmarket economic framework, then they apply the COP to depot-level reparable component sustainment to illustrate how the COP would improve overall MSS efficiency and responsiveness
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject United States. Air Force -- Equipment and supplies.
Airplanes, Military -- United States -- Maintenance and repair.
Form Electronic book
Author Pyles, Raymond, 1941-
LC no. 2008025824
ISBN 0833045903 (electronic bk.)
9780833045904 (electronic bk.)
(paperback; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)