Designing and Managing Successful International Joint Development Programs

Report Number: SYM-AM-16-070

Series: Acquisition Management

Category: Global Cooperation & Competition

Report Series: Symposium Proceedings

Authors: Andrew Philip Hunter, Gregory Sanders, Samantha Cohen

Title: Designing and Managing Successful International Joint Development Programs

Published: 2016-05-01

Sponsored By: Acquisition Research Program

Status: Published--Unlimited Distribution

Research Type: Other Research Faculty

Full Text URL: http://acquisitionresearch.net/files/FY2016/SYM-AM-16-070.pdf

Keywords: International joint development programs

Abstract:

International joint development programs are important because of their potential to reduce costs and increase partnership benefits such as interoperability, economies of scale, and technical advancement. However, the performance of international joint development programs varies greatly. This paper compares the best practices of international joint development and domestic development programs through case-study analysis to identify the key variables that contribute to a program