Cycle time in business days to process time record data and enter into payroll system

This measure calculates the number of business days that elapse between receiving a time record from the employee and entering the data into the financial system that calculates employee wages based on factors such as taxes, vacation, salary, and withholding amounts. It is a Cycle Time measure that helps companies analyze the duration of the "report time" process from beginning to end.

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Measure Category:
Cycle Time
Measure ID:
Total Sample Size:
1,298 All Companies
Key Performance

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Units for this measure are days.

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Cycle time in business days from receiving the time record from the employee and entering the data into the payroll system

Key Terms

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Cycle Time

Cycle time is the total time from the beginning of the process to the end. This includes both time spent actually performing the process and time spent waiting to move forward.

Measure Scope

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Cross Industry (7.3.1)

  • - Establish policies and procedures (10853)
  • - Collect and record employee time worked (10854)
  • - Analyze and report paid and unpaid leave (10855)
  • - Monitor regular, overtime, and other hours (10856)
  • - Analyze and report employee utilization (10857)