Total Ownership Cost: An Exercise in Discipline

Report Number: NPS-FM-04-023

Series: Financial Management

Category: Total Ownership Cost (TOC)

Report Series: Proceedings Paper

Authors: Michael W. Boudreau, Brad R. Naegle

Title: Total Ownership Cost: An Exercise in Discipline

Published: 2004-09-01

Sponsored By: Acquisition Research Program

Status: Published--Unlimited Distribution

Research Type: NPS Faculty

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Keywords: Total Ownership Cost Initiative


As a first step, we felt it was important to gather research and data relating to total ownership cost initiative, without bias and complicating the process. This, in itself, is quite a task, as there had been quite a bit of work done in the area over the last two years in all services and numerous DoD programs. This presentation is designed to provide some insight and perspective into what we