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time management

  1. the organization of a manager's working practices so as to make the optimum use of the manager's scarce time.
  2. the process of reducing the amount of time taken in developing new product ideas into products, and getting them on to the market. Firms which are able to shorten new product lead times can often gain a significant COMPETITIVE ADVANCE over rival suppliers. See NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, CONCURRENT ENGINEERING.
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Accelerated Math is a computer task management system that operates at the task level in the classroom.
The first is a task management system that alerts the staff of outstanding work items, automatically provides reminders on outstanding tasks and helps our staff prioritize their work.
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PESHAWAR -- Chief Minister Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan on Wednesday expressed satisfaction over performance of the Performance Management and Reforms Unit and especially lauded the citizen portal, revenue case management, task management system and holding of open courts under the unit.
Bondle is an application that facilitates relationships and enhances collaboration through a unified communication, document, and task management system. For immigration agents, Bondle delivers full transparency to their clients, less time spent on administrative activities, greater productivity, and lower compliance costs.
Chad Adams's Analog Task Management System (the Pocket-Mod) is a modest, but nonetheless elegant, idea.
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