key activity

key activity

[¦kē ak′tiv·əd·ē]
(industrial engineering)
An activity that possesses major significance. Also known as milestone activity.
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The key activity that recorded a decrease during the fourth quarter of 2018 compared with the fourth quarter of 2017, is the "Manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products" for which the production quantity decreased by 28.8 percent while contributed 50.9 percent to the overall decrease in the IPI.
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Summary: New Delhi [India], June 14 (ANI): Members of the UNISDR ARISE FICCI Board today deliberated on the future course of actions to be taken to accelerate the pace of work in disaster risk reduction (DRR) activities with the new Chairperson, General N C Vij suggesting that the key activity to focus on was urban risk reduction and management instead of spreading resources thinly.
To assess the relationships between key activities and PCMH-A scores by change concept, we stratified the intensity of implementation of key activities from the Key Activity Checklist into three categories: high intensity (67-100 percent of key activities underway), moderate intensity (34-66 percent), and low intensity (0-33 percent).
The system sends email alerts and audit reporting on each person's key activity.
6 January 2011 - Norwegian seismic surveyor Petroleum Geo-Services ASA (OSL: PGS) issued today an update on its fleet utilisation in the fourth quarter of 2010, reporting 79% allocation to its key activity of contract seismics, up from 60% in the same period a year earlier.
Anglo-Dutch consumer goods giant Unilever (AMS:UNA) (LON:ULVR) on Monday confirmed plans to shed its Italian frozen food unit Findus, which is not considered a key activity anymore.
Real estate is a key activity for shari'a-compliant institutions, and the region's appetite for building and buying new properties is on a sharp downward trend.
Most important, with regard to the key activity of the foundation, we reiterate the statement in our June 10 press release: "The Lambda Literary Awards and their showcase author readings, the centerpiece of the foundation, will continue.
The CIPS's key activity barometer recorded a mark of 51.8 February ( unchanged on the level for January when the manufacturing sector grew at its slowest pace for 18 months.