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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Effective escalation management in a conventional conflict with China would require comparable understandings of escalation between U.
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The statement confirmed that continuation of this armed escalation will force security systems to fulfill their role in the most perfect way in order to secure peopleA's lives and interests and preserve public and private properties.
Escalation errors and the sunk cost effect: An explanation based on reputation and information asymmetries.
As with the arms race, the devastating effects of this symmetrical escalation are becoming increasingly obvious to everyone except the escalators: more participants and bystanders killed in shootouts; more drug money with its insidious effects on commerce and politics; more children lured into a life of crime and drugs; and more people abusing higher doses of drugs.
A stop is the escalation method in which a fixed dollar amount for operating expenses is established as a landlord's obligation, with all expenses incurred above that point being the tenant's responsibility.
But when empowered citizens use that power to threaten the safety of vulnerable others, then escalation to more and more coercive interventions should be inexorable--until safety is secured.
Johnson and his key advisers, in other words, chose escalation in Vietnam primarily "because of the threat of embarrassment--to the United States and the Democratic Party and, most of all, to themselves personally.
The dose escalation study to determine the optimal dose has been amended to use smaller implants containing much less drug.
In the early part of 2006, there will be minimum escalation to construction costs while the cleanup in Louisiana Mississippi, Texas and Florida is taking place.
The study was designed to assess potential dose escalation and other associated treatment costs on routine clinical practice.
His Majesty stressed, during the call, the need to stop all forms of escalation and to open the way for diplomatic efforts of all parties to reach calm, and build on them to support peace efforts in the region.