Accession Number:

ADA229533

Title:

Dictionary of Contracting and Acquisition Terms Related to the Pre-Award Phase of Contracting

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH SCHOOL OF SYSTEMS AND LOGISTICS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1990-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

173.0

Abstract:

This theses 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 LCDR Daniel L. Ryan, 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 theses examined literary sources for the current definitions and usages of the chosen terms. Thereafter a definition for each term was synthesized, incorporated in an open ended survey, and sent to contracting professionals NCMA Fellows. Respondent comments are analyzed, and, where appropriate, incorporated in the final, proposed definitions. Researcher effort to define additional terms should be continued in accordance with the recommendations presented in chapter V. Keywords Acquisition and contracting term dictionary Dictionary Definitions Theses.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE