A dictionary of acquisition and contracting terms
Omeechevarria, George Luis
Lamm, David V.
Thomas, Gail Fann
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This thesis is a continuation of research initiated by LCDR Daniel Ryan, SC, USN to establish a basis for defining words and terms used in the field of contracting. The ten terms selected for this thesis were synthesized from collected definitions, government regulations and contracting literature and reviewed in some cases more than once by National Contract Management Association professionals in previous research efforts. This work differs from previous research in that it takes the terms from those efforts which generated significant diversity and refines them using a modified Delphi Technique. This research is a joint effort conducted by students at the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, and the Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio.
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