Deadline


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Deadline

The time at which a project or other assignment is due. For example, a supervisor may give an employee a Thursday deadline to prepare a presentation for the supervisor to deliver on Friday. In business, keeping deadlines may indicate efficiency.
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I don't want to set deadlines anymore because we have failed thrice to meet these deadlines.
Deadlines are useful as they signal that something deserves instant attention, but too much deadlining can backfire
June 1: The Brenda Morgan Leadership Excellence Award deadline
Marti Bailey points out, "There is plenty of evidence indicating that meeting deadlines is among the top-cited causes of workplace stress.
Failure to extend the deadline will have other serious consequences as well.
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The recent settlement between EPA and the Sierra Club agreed to reduce the deadline extension in the final rule by one year to May 15, 2003.
The Act accelerated the deadline for public company directors, executive officers and 10-percent stockholders to file Form 4 reporting changes in their beneficial ownership of company securities.
Even if you have everything in place to make the first deadline, it may be wise to file for the extension as a backup measure in case some of your intermediaries and trading partners will not be ready by Oct.
In April, the EC referred Spain to the European Court of Justice and sent written warnings to France and the United Kingdom for failing to meet the 1998 deadline to identify sensitive water areas.
Secure all building machinery and equipment rooms at least 24-hours before the strike deadline.