Dictionary of Procurement Terms

Dictionary of Procurement Terms

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  • Zero Defects Standard

    A quality management philosophy that promotes an environment in which perfection is strived for in all actions, while conducting process improvement actions to eliminate any and all gaps in conformance to requirements.
  • Zero-Based Budgeting

    A budgeting process in which budgets are prepared with no predetermined allocation or prior year budget history. Each new budget must be created based on justifiable projected program needs.



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