A discussion of systems analysis as it applies to the cost-effectiveness function. Cost-effectiveness analysis is defined, and its current use, advantages, and limitations in defense planning are described.
Publications on Financial Decisionmaking
Description of an integrated information system for contractor cost reporting, proposed to meet the need for a unified system for collecting financial information covering long-range planning, program control, and historical record-keeping (databank)...
An explanation of three terms (program budgeting, cost effectiveness, and cost analysis) introduced by the Office of the Secretary of Defense in 1961.
An attempt to show that analyses of multiple correlation might, under some circumstances, supply cost estimates that could not be obtained from the same data by traditional accounting techniques. Multiple correlation analysis is, therefore, a possib...
A description of a new planning and programming process, initiated within the Department of Defense in early 1961.
A method for estimating cost inputs for weapon-systems analyses and a discussion of the characteristics of this method. In addition, its use as a tool in Air Force planning and programming of future weapons systems is examined. (Published in [The] ...