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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 ministry, in a press statement, held the Israeli government fully responsible for the consequences of these serious escalations, calling on all relevant sides to shoulder their responsibilities and put an end to them.
Hamas went on to say that what the Israeli propaganda against the Palestinian resistance movement comes within the framework of systematic escalation against the strip and the resistance in particular.
If it is correct that restorative justice is a powerful tool for securing respect for legal rights, but more powerful if it is backed by the possibility of responsive escalation to litigated justice, then an important way of securing equal protection of rights is to make both restorative justice and responsive regulation as available to the most powerless citizens as they are to wealthy individuals, powerful corporations, and state regulators.
Since relative vacancies during the lease term do not affect the calculations, grossing up is not applied to those escalations utilizing a cost-of-living or fixedincrement methodology.
After the tenant executes a lease, a tenant will want to do a "comparative audit," an analysis of the expenses incurred during the base year and those incurred during the first escalation year so as to compare them for consistency and other proper treatment.
Larger tenants, with more negotiating leverage, generally negotiated floors and ceilings which would bracket their escalation liabilities or agreed upon a formula which permitted a percentage of the CPI increase to be passed thru to become additional base rent.
Another enterprising approach is to understate the size of the property so that a fully occupied property would generate escalations of more than 100% of the applicable charges.
Most commercial leases contain a tax escalation clause which provides that the tenant will pay as additional rent his proportionate share of any increase in real estate taxes on the entire building.
KANA IQ provides organizations with flexible methods that help all users to rapidly find the right answers to reduce escalations and improve first call resolution rates through comprehensive search and retrieval methods.
These reports cover: cash flow analysis, cash flow per annum, total occupancy cost components, rental components per annum, expense escalations and pass-throughs, capital costs, etc.
Richardson created the Web-based training to provide Call Center Agents with consultative dialogue skills to quickly and effectively identify a client's needs, resolve issues, answer questions to minimize transfers, and decrease the number of escalations.
Coopers & Lybrand's examination of the landlord's support for real estate tax escalations revealed that an inadequate gross-up adjustment was being made to base-year taxes.