contingency contracting


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contingency contracting

[kəntin′jənsē]
Etymology: L, contingere, to touch
a formal agreement between a psychotherapist and a patient undergoing behavior therapy regarding the consequences of certain actions by both parties.
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A treatment package that included FCT and contingency contracting was successful in reducing off-task behavior across two types of academic tasks.
The web-based nature of OContrax provides greater capability for contingency contracting officers operating in more austere environments.
First, contingency contracting is much broader in scope than Major Theater War (MTW).
But in the contingency contracting environment, we have to learn the second-order effects of our actions and how to ask probing questions when we work with local nationals.
Furthermore, the law directs DOD to assign a senior commissioned officer to act as head of contingency contracting and report to the relevant combatant commander.
The Defense Acquisition University (DAU) and many others offer training courses in contracting, COR/COTR training, and contingency contracting.
Recommendation 6 is to "Elevate the positions and expand the authority of the civilian officials responsible for contingency contracting at [the Department of] Defense, [the Department of] State, and USAID [the U.
Today's contingency contracting officers are being challenged more than ever before.
According to its director, Tim Freihofer, the new Joint Contingency Acquisition Support Office (JCASO) will help meet a congressional mandate that ordered the Department of Defense to implement a "programmatic approach to fix problems which exist in contingency contracting and contingency acquisition management.
The Contingency Contracting Office (CCO) supports and sustains CJTF-HOA operations through awarding contingency contracts proactively, timely and effectively.
While political and military leaders focus on the drawdown in Afghanistan, many Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, and Marines will continue to rely on the contingency contracting process to accomplish their difficult missions.

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