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time standard

[′tīm ‚stan·dərd]
(horology)
A recurring phenomenon, used as a reference for establishing a unit of time; the presently accepted standard is the second, defined to be 9,192,631,770 transitions between two specified hyperfine levels of the atom of cesium-133.
(industrial engineering)
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The free software allows supervisors to develop manpower requirements by manipulating factors such as the time standard, units needed, available production days and the number of hours per shift.
NLC also pointed out that response time standards are not mere technical matters, they are policy decisions appropriately made by local government leaders who are elected to reflect the unique needs and characteristics of each individual community.
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The integration of AARC time standards into MediLinks software will give our clients a greater ability to benchmark staff productivity and performance," said Bruce Newman, vice president of professional services, MediServe Information Systems.
The AARC is pleased that MediServe is incorporating time standards developed for the AARC Uniform Reporting Manual into their MediLinks Respiratory Care Information System.
NET development environment made for a good partner to develop the next rules engine for our predetermined time standards," Says Dirk Rauglas, Executive Director of the MTM Association.
a) (The various MTM time standards recognize, classify, and describe the motions used or required to perform a given operation, and define industry averages for these motions.
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By combining its expertise in time standards and open systems with its worldwide team of network engineers, HP provides what it believes are first-to- market solutions designed specifically for today's digital communication networks.