Building a Culture of Cost Consciousness

Mueller, Cate
September 2013
Defense AT&L;Sep/Oct2013, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p25
The article focuses on the Better Buying Power (BBP) 2.0 guidance for productive and efficient defense spending. It says that Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (USDAT&L) Frank Kendall formed the Cost Consciousness team which investigates counterproductive behaviors to benefit taxpayer and warfighter. Deputy Assistant Secretary Sue Dryden adds that the aim of the team was to understand cost consciousness by statute, accountability, and communication.


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