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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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Again, the goals behind the initiative are worthwhile, and will likely be applauded by the government contracting community at large.
Acquisition and contracting positions were cut during the 1990s even as the number of contractors was increasing.
The amount of business flowing through Eskimo contracting schemes has exploded in the post- 9/11 contracting boom.
Hazlett is the Chief of the Parts and Repair Ordering System Contracting Division and the Contracting Officer for the PROS II Program.
The idea behind performance contracting is a simple one: installing new, efficient equipment will generate savings, and those savings can be used to pay for the procurement and installation of the equipment.
The implication seems to be that, as Hobbes argues in De corpore and Leviathan, contracts are legally binding as long as the contracting parties are in a position to perform their obligations (whether they do or not).(50) The application of the analogy to contemporary politics is obvious: Charles II is king and deserves his subjects' allegiance by virtue of his office.
To comply with state policy the military agency contracting for the mail service must be the employer.
One can only question if New York legislators not expert in government contracting really understood or appreciated the far-reaching implications and limitations imposed by this new "Procurement Lobbying" Law.
Clarifies responsibilities of administrative contracting officers and auditors in conducting reviews of a contractor's insurance programs, pension plans, and other deferred compensation plans; and updates and relocates to PGI, the procedures for those reviews.
This conclusion seemed obvious as simplified acquisition procedures were designed to "(a) reduce administrative costs; (b) improve opportunities for small, small disadvantaged, and women-owned small veteran-owned, HUBZone, and service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns to obtain a lair proportion of Government contracts; (c) promote efficiency and economy in contracting, and (d) avoid unnecessary burdens for agencies and contractors (FAR Part 13.002)." Of course in the Research and Development (R&D) arena, many items were not traditionally considered commercial, and the $100,000 limit when using simplified acquisition procedures loomed as a significant drawback as the annual procurements easily exceeded that limit by an order of magnitude.
Harrington holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Northeastern University and a master's degree in contracting and acquisition management from the Florida Institute of Technology.
White officially activated the Army Contracting Agency (ACA) recently in a ceremony at the Pentagon.

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