escalation


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escalation

[‚es·kə′lā·shən]
(industrial engineering)
Provision in actual or estimated costs for inflational increases in the costs of equipment, materials, labor, and so on, over those specified in an original contract.
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The delegation stressed that this military escalation expresses the lack of truthful will by the aggression forces to establish peace in Yemen, adding that those forces seek to foil the peace consultations and to hinder reaching any possible political solutions.
Game theory can be used to examine deterrence with relative resolve as a key variable for measuring escalation.
India in future is expected to leverage military power differential vis-a-vis Pakistan to operationalize its compellence strategy; current escalation along Working Boundary is a material dimension of such a capability demonstration.
Ensure that employee groups are part of the process in working with elected and appointed leaders who support an automatic escalation policy.
Ensuring that employee groups are part of the process in working with elected and appointed leaders who support an automatic escalation policy;
Al-Matary also said the escalation won't be restricted to protests.
The idea that escalation decisions may be the outcome of both irrational and rational decision processes has important implications for the efforts in preventing escalation.
Minister Traikov also said that there is also an opportunity for an absolutely fixed price for Belene NPP to be negotiated, which will take account of future cost escalation.
Hedge Fund performance was adversely impacted by the escalation of the Euro-centric sovereign bond crisis in May, with the HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index declining by -2.
The problem of escalation, however, is neither simple to comprehend nor addressable outright because, "we know little about how decision makers actually experience mounting evidence of failure in a project; what it feels to be confronted with a dilemma of whether to stick with an ailing project or abandon it; and most importantly, what informs their actions (Drummond, 1995).
Given the continued price escalation for labor and materials, public owners will continue to increase their use of alternative project delivery methods (i.
Often, the escalation is not in the installed materials (doors, windows, paint, sheet metal) but in the components and the materials and supplies used in construction (plywood, miscellaneous metals, gasoline, power).