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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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On GMT's eastern edge, almost all of the western European countries that would geographically fall into this zone instead adopted Central European Time (GMT +1), which has become equally large, touching the geographic extent of almost four time zones.
The US and Russia have 11, whereas India and China, despite their massive size, have opted for single time zones across their entire territories.
Facilities in all other time zones -- 9:30 pm to 11:59 pm EDT
Engaging the Five Business Time Zones model of leadership can bring new understanding of how [senior executives] spend their time as well as a design for how they ought to spend their time.
b) Given the time difference between Perth and Kununurra, what impact does the standard, Western Time Zone have on the people in Kununurra?
The more time zones (usually an hour) gained or lost the longer the adjustment.
In 1883, railroad managers met to set time zones in the U.
Time zones, communications networks, and international trade.
But the notion of Wales being able to decide on its own time zone was yesterday debated in the House of Lords by some of the grandest names in Welsh and British politics, the exchange at times bordering on the surreal.
The Mountain Time Zone of the US includes the states of Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming.
One of these is, what is the beginning point (of imaginary lines between one time zone and the next, P.