Melissa Thomas' article, "Identifying Organizational Conflict of Interest," suggests the need for a robust means of collecting information and monitoring government contractors to guard against organizational conflict of interest during the acquisition process.
What does OCI stand for?
OCI stands for Organizational Conflict of Interest
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Organizations, NGOs, schools, universities, etc.
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We have 142 other meanings of OCI in our Acronym Attic
- Optical Channel Interface
- Optical Connector Interface (Lucent)
- Optically Coupled Isolator
- Optimum Choice, Inc.
- Options & Choices, Inc.
- Oracle Call Interface
- Orascom Construction Industries (Egypt)
- Oregon Correctional Institution
- Organisation de la Conférence Islamique (French: Organization of the Islamic Conference)
- Organisational Culture Inventory
- Organizzazione della Conferenza Islamica (Italian: Organization of the Islamic Conference)
- Orientation Contrast Imaging
- Osteitis Condensans Ilii
- Other Comprehensive Income
- Otter Creek Institute (Eau Claire, WI)
- Out of City Indicator
- Outlet Centres International (UK)
- Outstanding Corporate Innovator (award)
- Overall Channel Inversion
- Overseas Citizenship of India
Samples in periodicals archive:
has an organizational conflict of interest (OCI) stemming from its prior performance on a related VA contract.
Contractor Performance of Acquisition Functions Closely Associated with Inherently Governmental Functions (DFARS Case 2004-D021) Finalizes the interim rule published on March 23, 2005 (DFARS Change Notice 20050323), that permits contracting for acquisition functions closely associated with inherently governmental functions only if: appropriate DoD personnel are not available to perform the functions; appropriate DoD personnel will oversee contractor performance and will perform all associated inherently governmental functions; and the agency addresses any potential contractor organizational conflict of interest.
Setting up an "ethics hotline" for employees to anonymously report suspicious practices could be one component of such a policy, but should not be mistaken for a comprehensive organizational conflict of interest policy.
If the certification discloses that the contractor or a related entity has an organizational conflict of interest with regard to an RTC contract, then the contractor need not be ineligible necessarily to contract with RTC.
As the volume of government contracting increases, so does the importance of monitoring government contractors to guard against Organizational Conflict of Interest (OCI).