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 budgetGregory Kutz of the GAO stated, aquot;The chem-bio suit inventory process was characterized by stove-piped, non-integrated systems with numerous costly error- prone manual processes. Of the 128 processing steps that we identified, 100 or about 78 percent were manualaquot; (2002b, p. ... For example, both Wal-Mart and Sears make extensive use of electronic data transmissions within their internal systems andanbsp;...
|Title||:||Budgeting and Financial Management for National Defense|
|Author||:||Jerry McCaffery, L. R. Jones|
|Publisher||:||IAP - 2004-01-01|