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On the relationship between financial measures and contractor pricing strategy

O. Douglas Moses

On the relationship between financial measures and contractor pricing strategy

empirical tests in the defense aerospace industry

by O. Douglas Moses

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Published by Naval Postgraduate School, Available from National Technical Information Service in Monterey, Calif, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • COST ANALYSIS,
  • FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

  • About the Edition

    This report includes two separate but related empirical studies of the relationship between financial measures for defense aerospace contractors and pricing strategies adopted by contractors. Two pricing strategies are identified: skimming and penetration. Collectively the findings indicate that the adoption of a particular pricing strategy is associated with the financial condition of the contractor as reflected in measures of risk, asset utilization and organizational slack. Keywords: Financial ratios; Hypothesis; Correlation; Multiple; Regression tests; Price reduction; Organizational Decision making; Variables.)

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesNPS-54-87-008.
    Statementby O. Douglas Moses
    ContributionsNaval Postgraduate School (U.S.). Dept. of Administrative Sciences
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25480690M

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