Development of the Job Order Contracting (JOC) Process for the 21st Century

By: Dean T. Kashiwagi and Ziad Al Sharmani – Arizona State University

The research in this link describes the concept of “Job Order Contracting” (JOC). It defines the “theoretical” advantages and disadvantages of the JOC (also known as “Delivery Order Contract” (DOC) and “SABER”). The article introduces the Center for Job Order Contracting Excellence (CJE) and the first documented performance of JOCs. The article also introduces the use of Performance Based Procurement System (PBPS) to set a “minimum performance” requirement and improving the performance of the JOC process.



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