Improving federal and Department of Defense use of service-disabled veteran-owned businesses

The report investigates the barriers that service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses (SDVOSBs) may face when attempting to contract with the federal government and the Department of Defense. The government and DoD goals are to award 3 percent of prime-contract dollars to SDVOSBs but current con...

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Main Authors: Cox, Amy G., Moore, Nancy Y. (Author)
Corporate Authors: Rand Corporation National Security Research Division, Rand Corporation
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Santa Monica, CA RAND Corporation [2013]©2013, 2013
Series:Rand Corporation research report series
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Summary:The report investigates the barriers that service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses (SDVOSBs) may face when attempting to contract with the federal government and the Department of Defense. The government and DoD goals are to award 3 percent of prime-contract dollars to SDVOSBs but current contracting falls below that level. The authors assess the characteristics of service-disabled veterans that support successful business ownership and identify possible barriers to meeting the 3 percent goals
Item Description:"RAND National Security Research Division."
Physical Description:xvii, 30 pages color illustration
ISBN:0833080970
9780833080974