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Adj.1.noncrucial - of little importance; not decisive
crucial, important - of extreme importance; vital to the resolution of a crisis; "a crucial moment in his career"; "a crucial election"; "a crucial issue for women"
2.noncrucial - not in a state of crisis or emergency
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* Temporary staff-contingent labor to fill noncrucial roles during peak demand times, such as those surrounding mergers and acquisitions, tax reporting, injections of new capital, or seasonal business surges;
Genuinely important emails can propel productive work, no doubt, but a lot of messages aren't like that--they're incessant check-ins asking noncrucial questions, or bulk-CCing of everybody on a team.
While this technique was popular during the early stages of SOX implementation, many argue that a focus on a matrix of incompatible duties puts too much focus on noncrucial conflicts, draining resources from key risk areas.