Most of the literature on public sector budgeting ignores defense budgeting, even though aircraft, ships, tanks, smart weaponry, skilled crews, electronically boosted infantry, and other facets of national defense represent a large part of the federal government's discretionary spending. The budgetOf the 128 processing steps that we identified, 100 or about 78 percent were manualaquot; (2002b, p. 7). In contrast, the DOD purchase card process was impressive. Kutz observed, aquot;The system was mostly automated and provided the flexibility toanbsp;...
|Title||:||Budgeting and Financial Management for National Defense|
|Author||:||Jerry McCaffery, L. R. Jones|
|Publisher||:||IAP - 2004-01-01|