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Suggested Citation:"Acronyms." National Research Council. 2000. Outsourcing Management Functions for the Acquisition of Federal Facilities. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/10012.
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Acronyms

ANG               Air National Guard

ANGRC/CEC     Air National Guard Readiness Center/Civil Engineering Center

APS               Advanced Photon Source (Project)

ASRM             Advanced Solid Rocket Motor (Project)

CM                construction manager

DOE               U.S. Department of Energy

FAIR              Federal Activities Inventory Reform Act

FAR               Federal Acquisition Regulation

FBO               Foreign Buildings Operations (Office of)

FY                 fiscal year

GAO              General Accounting Office

GOCO            government-owned contractor-operated

GPRA             Government Performance and Results Act

IBB                International Broadcasting Bureau

NASA             National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NAVFAC          Naval Facilities Engineering Command

NIST              National Institute of Standards and Technology

NRC               National Research Council

Suggested Citation:"Acronyms." National Research Council. 2000. Outsourcing Management Functions for the Acquisition of Federal Facilities. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/10012.
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OFPP     Office of Federal Procurement Policy

OMB      Office of Management and Budget

PM        program manager

SSC      Superconducting Super Collider (Project)

USACE   U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Suggested Citation:"Acronyms." National Research Council. 2000. Outsourcing Management Functions for the Acquisition of Federal Facilities. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/10012.
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Suggested Citation:"Acronyms." National Research Council. 2000. Outsourcing Management Functions for the Acquisition of Federal Facilities. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/10012.
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In this study outsourcing is defined as the organizational practice of contracting for services from an external entity while retaining control over assets and oversight of the services being outsourced. In the 1980s, a number of factors led to a renewed interest in outsourcing. For private sector organizations, outsourcing was identified as a strategic component of business process reengineering-an effort to streamline an organization and increase its profitability. In the public sector, growing concern about the federal budget deficit, the continuing long-term fiscal crisis of some large cities, and other factors accelerated the use of privatization measures (including outsourcing for services) as a means of increasing the efficiency of government.

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