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Three of the six agencies--the Departments of Energy (DOE), the Interior (DOI), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)--defined their backlogs as work that was identified to correct deficiencies.
And while the LAPD doesn't collect data that would correlate the backlog with incidents of rape, some believe it could contribute to repeat crimes.
While eventually effective, this common strategy brings with it a litany of problems, including reduced quality, inconsistent service, increased errors, staff burnout and, often enough, new backlogs in the departments where work has been redistributed--a high cost to pay in the name of reduced expenses and staff efficiency.
Cooper says there's no one recommendation that will eliminate backlogs.
In most other situations, CEOs should manage in ways that work to eliminate the cushion backlogs are thought to provide.
WASHINGTON -- Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today reports that its Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) for the fourth quarter of 2010 averaged 7.
Backlogs of varying degrees have occurred at most stages of the claims process.
5%, indicating manufacturers' backlogs in September were higher when compared to August.
said it can eliminate the backlog in 60 days and then will continue working to prevent future backlogs.
However, despite the massive amount of federal dollars involved, smaller construction firms continue to suffer abnormally short backlogs, and there is very little evidence of improvement in backlog within the commercial and institutional category," Basu added.
Long-standing backlogs of immigration benefit applications result in delays for immigrants, their families, and prospective employers who participate in the legal immigration process.