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contracting

 [kon´trakt-ing]
negotiating and establishing an agreement.
patient contracting in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as negotiating an agreement with a patient to reinforce a specific behavior change.
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Acquisition and contracting positions were cut during the 1990s even as the number of contractors was increasing.
The biggest reason to go with performance contracting is that a foundry can avoid costs for maintenance or expertise that they may not have in-house," said Bill Jahnke, manager of engineering at Minergy Corp.
Here, too, what the scene with the viceroy appears to illustrate for Cavendish is that contracts based on fear and self-interest are weaker than those based on love, for they will always be broken when the contracting party is threatened with force.
One of the more recent was lobbed from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), which finally weighed in on the contracting mess in October 1992 recommending reforms as sane as they are overdue.
Other recommendations included: giving minority program managers access to top management; getting more departments involved in the SDB contracting process; tying SDB goals to performance reviews; and improving communication and techniques to measure progress.
Use of the Government-Wide Commercial Purchase Card and Ordering Officer was critical because orders may be placed without resorting to a procurement contracting officer or, after delivery, to utilize the Defense Finance and Accounting System (DFAS) in compliance with FAR 13.
The original Kyl amendment language would have permitted private contracting among Medicare patients and physicians "who do not provide items or services" under the Medicare program.
The following GSA publications offer additional contracting information:
Five professors from DAU South saw the opportunity to assist in contracting for the disaster relief and volunteered their services.
Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPCs) are available through a variety of contracting vehicles.
The disclosure statement is a formal description of the contractor's cost accounting system prepared by the contractor or a CPA and submitted to the government contracting officer.

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