DoD Source Selection: Competencies, Deficiencies, and Remedies

Report Number: NPS-AM-14-C11P23R01-078

Series: Contract Management

Category: Source Selection

Report Series: Proceedings Paper

Authors: William Sims Curry

Title: DoD Source Selection: Competencies, Deficiencies, and Remedies

Published: 2014-04-01

Sponsored By: Acquisition Research Program

Status: Published--Unlimited Distribution

Research Type: Other Research Faculty

Full Text URL: http://acquisitionresearch.net/files/FY2014/NPS-AM-14-C11P23R01-078.pdf

Keywords: source selection, contract corruption, best value

Abstract:

The Department of Defense (DoD), due to inconclusive results from DoD source selection evaluation teams (SSETs), is vulnerable to selecting contractors that are not offering the best value to the government. Cryptic SSET results, furthermore, render the DoD