2 edition of A dictionary of acquisition and contracting terms found in the catalog.
by Naval Postgraduate School, Available from National Technical Information Service in Monterey, Calif, Springfield, Va
Written in English
This thesis effort is a continuance of research to determine, through a consensus of opinion among contracting professionals, a definition for current contracting terminology. This research was first initiated by Lieutenant Commander Daniel L. Ryan, Supply Corps, United States Navy and was later accomplished by others at both the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, and at the Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. As with the previous efforts, this thesis examined literary sources for the current definitions and usage of the chosen terms. A definition for each of twenty five terms was synthesized, incorporated in an open ended survey, and sent to contracting professionals affiliated with the National Contract Management Association. Respondent comments were analyzed, and, when appropriate, incorporated in the final, proposed definitions.
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Synopsis definition, a brief or condensed statement giving a general view of some subject. See more. DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms, January As directed in Joint Publication (JP) 1, Doctrine for the Armed Forces of the United States, the DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms (DOD Dictionary) sets forth standard US military and associated terminology to encompass the joint activity of the Armed Forces of the.
Procuring Contracting Officer is defined in the DAU Glossary of Defense Acquisition Acronyms and Terms and is used in the DoD Procedures, Guidance and Information in several instances and in numerous Defense Agency supplements or other publications. the Government Contracts Reference Book, or a dictionary. Laxity in Lexicography. Term or phrase Literal translation Definition and use English pron accessio: something added Accession, i.e. mode of acquisition by creation in which labor and other goods are added to property in such a manner that the identity of the original property is not lost (vs. commixtio, specificatio): accidentalia negotii: business incidentals Express contractual terms that are .
The act of accepting by an authorized representative; an indication of a willingness to pay; the assumption of a legal obligation by a party to the terms and conditions of a contract. ACQUISITION The act of acquiring goods and services (including construction) for the use of a governmental activity through purchase, rent, or lease. Acquisition: An acquisition is a corporate action in which a company buys most, if not all, of another firm's ownership stakes to assume control of it. An acquisition occurs when a buying company Author: Will Kenton.
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Acquisition definition: 1. the process of getting something: 2. something that someone buys, often to add to a collection. Learn more. definitions of terms used throughout the DoD acquisition community, including terms that have commonality between U.S. and allied acquisition programs.
While the Glossary identifies and highlights many terms, it is not all-inclusive, particularly regarding the Services and other organizationally unique terms. For those, the reader must turn to.
Performance Based Service Acquisition or PBSA (aka performance-based contracting or performance contracting): A variety of acquisition strategies, methods, and techniques that describe and communicate measurable outcomes rather than direct performance processes.
Such contracts are structured around defining a service requirement in terms of. DOD (OSD/JS) Issuances. Policy terms may form the basis of doctrinal terms, further describe doctrinal concepts, or temporarily fill gaps in joint doctrine until adopted as extant practice.
If included in the DOD Dictionary, policy terms will conform to the CJCSI and standing operating procedure guidelines. Policy and Joint Size: 1MB. An acquisition is something you acquire—a book, a skill or if you are a mogul, a company.
It describes things you have purchased, things you have learned, or things you have gotten. A Basic Ordering Agreement is a written instrument of understanding, negotiated between an agency, contracting activity, or contracting office and a contractor, that A dictionary of acquisition and contracting terms book (1) terms and clauses applying to future contracts (orders) between the parties during its term, (2) a description, as specific as practicable, of supplies or services to.
The FEMA Acronyms, Abbreviations & Terms (FAAT) List is not designed to be an authoritative source, merely a handy reference and a living document subject to periodic updating. Inclusion recognizes terminology existence, not legitimacy.
Entries known to be obsolete (see new “Obsolete or Replaced” section near end of. acquisition (ăk′wĭ-zĭsh′ən) n.
The act of acquiring. Something acquired or gained: added two new acquisitions to my library. [Middle English adquisicioun, attainment, from Latin acquisitiō, acquisitiōn- from acquisitus, past participle of acquīrere, to acquire; see acquire.] acquisition (ˌækwɪˈzɪʃən) n 1.
the act of. contract (kŏn′trăkt′) n. An agreement between two or more parties, especially one that is written and enforceable by law. The writing or document containing such an agreement. The branch of law dealing with formal agreements between parties.
Marriage as a formal agreement; betrothal. Games a. The last and highest bid of a suit. COMMONLY USED GOVERNMENT ACRONYMS ACO Administrative Contracting Officer A/E Architect/Engineer AIS Automated Information System ASBCA Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals BAFO Best and Final Offer BOD Beneficial Occupancy Date BOSC Base Operating Support Contract.
Book Summary: The title of this book is The Government Contracts Reference Book, 4th Edition (Softbound) and it was written by CCH Editorial Staff, Ralph C Nash Jr, Karen R O' particular edition is in a Paperback format.
This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $Book Edition: 4th. Systems acquisition process, DoD & defense industries application & unique terms, acronyms, abbreviations, etc.
Online Dictionary of Procurement Terms Author: Kathy Norton. When you return, you go back somewhere after being away. If you haven't been to Disney World since your fifth birthday, it might be fun to return when you're older. A Dictionary of Acquisition and Contracting Terms by Daniel F.
Ryan Lieutenant Commander, Supply Corps, United States Navy B.S., United States Naval Academy Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE IN MANAGEMENT from the NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL September Author.
/ D aniel yanAuthor: Daniel F. Ryan. Another highly useful reference book is The Government Contracts Reference Book (currently in its 4th Edition) by Nash, O'Brien-DeBakey, and Schooner.
Put very simply, think of it as a combination dictionary and thesaurus tailored for Government contracting. To support customers with accessing online resources, IGI Global is offering a 50% discount on all e-book and e-journals. This opportunity is ideal for librarian customers convert previously acquired print holdings to electronic format at a 50% discount.
The Kosciuszko Foundation American English Polish Dictionary license terms This End-User License Agreement ('EULA') is a legally valid contract between the end user of the software, the Kosciuszko Foundation and Paragon Software, the developer.
Please read this Agreement thoroughly before acquiring the software.5/5(7). Understanding Federal Contracting. This presentation is not my original work.
It is a very good presentation by Aaron C. Sams. I am sure it will be helpful to a lot of people trying to start a small business and win Federal contracts. Glossary for Government Contract Acronyms Definitions under FLIS Data for NSN: NSN – National Stock Number. A unique identification number assigned by DLA to a given item.
It consists of the 4 digit FSC code (DRN ) and the 9 digit NIIN code (DRN ). Subpart - Agency Acquisition Regulations: Subpart - Deviations from the FAR: Subpart - Agency and Public Participation: Subpart - Career Development, Contracting Authority, and Responsibilities: Subpart - Determinations and Findings: Part 2 - Definitions of Words and Terms: Subpart - Definitions: Subpart.
To work with the government, you need to speak its language. And that includes knowing and using its alphabet soup of acronyms, especially when responding to an RFP or bid.
For example, DoD, NSA, and DHS are all in the vernacular of businesses working in the security services and equipment industry. Your mastery of government parlance puts.TERMS and GLOSSARY SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT Action Message: An output of a system that identifies the need for and the type of action to be taken to correct a current or potential problem.
Examples of action messages in an MRP system include release order, reschedule in, reschedule out, and Size: KB.An agreement between shareholders of a privately held corporation and the corporation itself, made to govern the operations of the corporation and to define how shares of stock will be transferred.
In small corporations, such an agreement can be used to set estate tax value of stock, define what happens if a shareholder is disabled, restrict.