angular overlap model (AOM) (AOM)

https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.AT06986
A method of description of transition metal–ligand interactions and main group stereochemistry, whose basic assumption is in that the strength of a bond formed using atomic orbitals on two atoms is related to the magnitude of overlap of the two orbitals.
Source:
PAC, 1999, 71, 1919. (Glossary of terms used in theoretical organic chemistry) on page 1923 [Terms] [Paper]