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Zone

1. See: Free trade zone.

2. In marketing, an area that a single sales representative or team of sales representatives are assigned to cover. A sales representative whose zone is, for example, Oklahoma, is not allowed to try to sell products in Texas and vice versa. This helps prevents sales reps from competing with each other for commissions.
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For the CEOs and senior executives who need help with this, engaging the Five Business Time Zones model of leadership can bring new understanding of how they spend their time as well as a design for how they ought to spend their time.
This acts as border, such that time zone to the east of this line is one day behind the time zone to the west.
Baron Tanlaw is on a mission to give Wales and Scotland the right to decide what time zone to follow
It will take a full four days for the players' bodies to fully adjust to the same time zone as their home-team rivals.
One of the most modern telecommunications laws in Latin America, its geographical location, fiber optics infrastructure, time zone and Guatemalan workers' productivity and English skills are among the country's competitive advantages.
One option being considered is to adjust clocks to GMT plus 8, the time zone already in use in five ASEAN countries -- Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, the Philippines, and parts of Indonesia -- and in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
There is an extremely delicate balance between those decision makers who function by the Western time zone and those who cannot part with their Wahhabi time zone.
Since oil became a factor of geo-strategic importance and the kingdom's role as a major producer was established, the ruling superstructure has been operating in two time zones - the Western time zone and the Wahhabi time zone, with the latter being two centuries behind.
The Wahhabi time zone is about 270 years different from and spiritually hostile to the liberal outlook of the Western time zone.
Several features, such as its ability to reserve multiple facilities per meeting, automatic time zone conversion, attendee invitation capabilities, and support for audio-visual equipment inventory management and catering, greatly simplify the reservation function, saving time through a one-step reservation and confirmation process.
If you take melatonin too early in the day, you may become sleepy before bedtime and it may take you longer to adapt to your new time zone.
Over the past 5 years, higher-ranked teams that had to travel across the country to play were almost twice as likely to be upset in first-round games as those playing in their own time zone, Kass and a colleague found.