planning factor


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planning factor

A multiplier used in planning to estimate the amount and type of effort involved in a contemplated operation. Planning factors are often expressed as rates, ratios, or lengths of time.
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The fifth planning factor has three variables with significant loadings (alpha = 0.
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This is an important planning factor because the range of lifetimes between users can be significant with different probabilities of living beyond a given age.
The first planning factor is to decide what you want to accomplish--develop a desired end-state.
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Prior to the mission, I realized that no standard planning factors give the necessary depth to class IV logistics data; it is all unit configured.
The location of the FOB and the equipment available there were major planning factors.
access, retention, performance, and graduation) relates strongly to demographic, academic, motivational, and career planning factors.
This sample report, generated using the WebTELUS software, scores a proposed bridge project according to its anticipated performance and various planning factors from the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21).

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