When Should You Terminate Your Own Program? Bad Business: The JASORS Debacle

Report Number: NPS-PM-06-083

Series: Acquisition Management

Category: Acquisition Strategy

Report Series: Proceedings Paper

Authors: John Dillard

Title: When Should You Terminate Your Own Program? Bad Business: The JASORS Debacle

Published: 2006-04-01

Sponsored By: Acquisition Research Program

Status: Published--Unlimited Distribution

Research Type: NPS Faculty

Full Text URL: http://acquisitionresearch.net/files/FY2006/NPS-PM-06-083.pdf

Keywords: Project Manager (PM)

Abstract:

The Project Manager (PM) is typically the advocate for his program. He is the champion for his team of government and industry players, the spokesman to higher headquarters for progress in achieving the various parameters of cost, schedule and performance, and the steward of taxpayer funds