Impediments may exist that hamper small-business contracting opportunities. Among the issues examined in the report are federal goals for small business purchases, the unique purchase needs of the Department of Defense, and how they affect opportunities for small businesses. The study also examines contract qbundling, q subcontracting in professional services and research and development, opportunities in the Small Business Innovation Research and the Mentor-Protege Programs, electronic payment systems, and whether firms qgraduateq from the programs or increase in size from qsmallq to larger businesses as a result of various small-business preferences, including those for procurement.Jennings, Jack, Adam Moody, Clyde Jackson, and Lou De Prospero, aquot;A Review of the Department of Defense Pilot Mentor-Protigd ... Johansson, Juliet E., Chandru Krishnamurthy, and Henry E. Schlissberg, aquot;Solving the Solutions Problem, aquot; The ... McCarthy, Ellen, aquot;Contractors Cash Out but Try to Stay Humble, aquot; Washington Post, April 10, 2006. ... As of May 7, 2008: http://www.rand.org/pubs/ monographs/MG572/ Nelson, Dave, Rick Mayo, and Patricia E. Moody, Powered by Honda:anbsp;...
|Title||:||Enhancing Small-business Opportunities in the DoD|
|Publisher||:||Rand Corporation - 2008|