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Capital investment motivational techniques used by prime contractors to subcontractors

Keith S. Holtsclaw

Capital investment motivational techniques used by prime contractors to subcontractors

by Keith S. Holtsclaw

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Published by Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California .
Written in English

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      If so, the contract's hourly rates apply to work by both prime contractor and subcontractor employees. See para. (a)(1) of the clause at FAR These rates are what the Government will pay the prime contractor -- the prime contractor may pay its employees different rates and may negotiate different arrangements for its subcontractors. For prime contractors, the process of vetting, subcontractors, and prepare an effective bid. While each contractor has its own approach raises concerns,” The Washington Post Capital Business, J 3 Deltek, “GovCon Industry Clarity 09 Report,”

    Prudent general contractors understand the importance of transferring the risk of subcontractor failure by establishing a subcontractor bond policy. The general rule of thumb is a subcontract exceeding $, will require a bond; however, a general contractor can make this threshold smaller or larger, depending on the scope of the. Contractors acquire property through various means, including purchase, transfer, and fabrication. A contract might call for new property to be purchased by the contractor for use under the contract. The Government might transfer its own property to the contractor for use .

    the method relies on the use of an appropriate discount factor for the circumstances the actual return in terms of the percentage of the investment outlay is not revealed ranking of projects in terms of highest NPVs may not lead to optimum outcomes when capital is . Working capital management techniques such as intersection of carrying cost and shortage cost, working capital financing policy, cash budgeting, EOQ and JIT are applied to manage different components of working capital like cash, inventories, debtors, financing of working capital etc. These effective techniques mainly manage different components of current assets.


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Capital investment motivational techniques used by prime contractors to subcontractors by Keith S. Holtsclaw Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Holtsclaw. Capital investment motivational techniques used by prime. Teaming arrangements generally adopt one of two general formats: • The prime/sub model - where one firm will bid on the contract as the prime contractor, and if the contract award is secured, that firm will then subcontract portions of the work and task under the contract to one or more others; Size: KB.

The prime contractor is responsible for managing its subcontracts. The CAO’s review of subcontracts is normally limited to evaluating the prime contractor’s management of the subcontracts (see Part 44).

That seems to point toward FAR Part 44 as the location where we can learn about subcontractor. However, if you want to keep your subcontractors motivated, you must have a clear goal set from the beginning. This not only helps all parties stay on track, but you can also use it to help motivate the contractor to complete the work on time.

Be Available and Communicate Often. We sometimes think of motivation as offering incentives or bonuses. Vendors to prime contractors forego the administrative overhead costs and resources necessary to manage execution of large contracts.

Small businesses can gain valuable experience within a new industry as an apprentice to a prime contractor. Subcontracting to a prime can be a springboard to future direct contract awards within an industry.

Limitations as a Subcontractor There are several key limitations (or offsets) associated with partnering with prime contractors. Prime contractors and higher tier subcontractors know they have a responsibility to manage and flow down certain Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) requirements to their subcontractors.

The FAR along with contract terms and conditions are more clear on flow downs; what “management” of subcontractors means, however, can be more obscure. Static capital investment decisions techniques There are according to Kolb, A. B., Demong, R.

() two methods of capital investment analysis in common use, that do not apply a discounted cash flow approach: payback period and accounting rate of return. They are both less sophisticated than the methods discussed above.

In the enclosed report, The Environmental Protection Agency Should Better Manage Its Use Of Subcontractors, GAO/RCED–85–12, at p. 28, we questioned an agency's practice of directing its prime contractors to award sole-source subcontracts to firms selected by the agency.

There is an important distinction between using contractors and subcontractors. What are contractors. Contractors provide agreed services to a client for a set fee and usually for a set duration under a contract for services. (This is in contrast to a contract of service, eg the employment contract, which is between an employee and employer.).

Examples of using contractors. The list below provides information on large business Prime Contractors who are interested in subcontracting with small, small and disadvantaged, women-owned small, HUBZone-certified, 8(a), veteran-owned small, and service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses.

Initiating a VE incentive program with subcontractors which achieves their “active” participation can provide a prime contractor with additional tea ms of “investigators”.

This cooperative effort can help create designs capable of meeting the required level of product or system performance at a lower Size: KB.

The prime contractor must develop, implement, and maintain formal policies, practices, and procedures used in the award of subcontracts consistent with Department of Energy Acquisition Regulation (DEAR) The prime contractor’s system and methods must be documented and consistently applied, and acceptable to DOE.

How crazy subcontractors can kill your bid. By Bob Lohfeld stated that prime contractors were encouraged to team with multiple smaller businesses in order to fulfill the socioeconomic goals of. Capital Investment Decisions: An Overview Capital investment decisions are the responsibility of managers of investment centers (see Chapter 12).

The analysis of capital investment decisions is a major topic in corporate finance courses, so we do not discuss these issues and File Size: KB. T: PRIME CONTRACTOR agrees to pay SUBCONTRACTOR for the performance of this work: _ X__ Lump sum amount of $() Dollars.

Invoices must be received by the 20th of each month. Payment will be made within seven (7) days of payment receipt by CONTRACTOR of payment from OWNER for SUBCONTRACTOR’S work.

File Size: KB. Capital investment decisions are highly significant due to number of reasons, some of them are: (a) Investment Linked with Objectives: An enterprise with an objective of survival and growth, incurs capital expenditure every year and takes investment decisions e.g., investment in fixed assets and inventory.

Are you questioning whether you should do first bid as a prime or subcontractor. You’ve probably heard about the wealth of opportunities available for you as a government contractor.

Identify the major prime contractors that do significant work for Federal agencies where there may be a logical fit for the services you provide. For instance, a concrete company may want to identify larger construction companies working as general contractors and/or just being awarded Federal contracts.

FEDERAL SUBCONTRACTING Linking Small Business Subcontractors to Prime government awarded about $ billion on contracts, many of which involve subcontracts. Federal regulations require prime contractors to report on their subcontracting with small businesses.

business subcontractors to prime contracts, we reviewed GSA’s plans for File Size: KB. The further a participant is from the parties with the money, the more financial risk they take. To mitigate this risk, be prepared to send preliminary notices, read the contract, check the customer’s credit and ability to pay, and have a consistent and effective risk policy.

Capital investment analysis is a budgeting procedure that companies and government agencies use to assess the potential profitability of a long-term : Will Kenton.

Subcontractor performance and payment bonds (sub-bonds) are one of the best ways for prime contractors to guard against such defaults. Unlike other products, sub .