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metrics

Management-speak (see there) for quantitative information about a particular activity and its outcomes.

metrics

Managed care A popular term for standards by which the quality of a product, service, or outcome of a particular form of Pt management is evaluated. See TQM.
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Implementing a program requires communicating regularly and often with key stakeholders about metrics; keeping metrics updated; using metrics to set targets; and keeping an eye out for people who are gaming the metrics.
The road from traditional financial performance management to dynamic enterprise performance management is an evolution, but insurers can accelerate this evolution though the use of industry data, business process and metrics standards.
This analysis compared key metrics for these items before they were placed on SSA corporate contracts (pre-SSA) to performance now that the items are on SSA contracts, as of the second quarter of fiscal year 2006 (post-SSA).
The development of an important set of metrics is critical to any successful performance management initiative.
Aracruz: "As a low-cost producer, Aracruz has benefited from scale gains stemming from increased output due to the Fiberline C learning curve completion and the acquisition of Riocell (400,000 metric tons), both in 2003.
Some of the common project quality metrics that Motorola used to measure its software development projects included software defect density, adherence to schedule, estimation accuracy, reliability, requirements tracking, and fault-type tracking (Daskalantonakis, 1992).
The metric is applied to a web-based program assessment tool used by all academic and support programs in a mid-Atlantic university for reporting mission, outcomes/objectives, measures, findings and actions.
Come on in," he beckons in a near-constant patter from his post in front of the United States Metric Program's display booth.
These metrics not only help us better understand our performance and our business - they give us an objective process that effectively pinpoints future areas of opportunity.
Total demand of natural and synthetic rubber is expected to reach 3,159,200 metric tons in 1995, compared to the level of 3,119,300 metric tons posted in 1994.