Cycle Time

Cycle Time - Baldrige Glossary Definition

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The term 'Cycle Time' was first introduced in the Baldrige Glossary in 1996.

Cycle Time

The term cycle time refers to the time required to fulfill commitments or to complete tasks. Time measurements play a major role in the Criteria because of the great importance of time performance to improving competitiveness and overall performance. Cycle time refers to all aspects of time performance. Cycle time improvement might include time to market, order fulfillment time, delivery time, changeover time, customer response time, and other key measures of time.

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