and Finance glossary of business terms and commonly used words.
Dictionary of words from business, investing, self help and politics.
Glossary of Business Terms - Deadline
: A Deadline is a specific date
or due date by a which time a project must
be completed or debt paid. The term also
refers to a time limit or specific length
of time by the end of which the project
or debt must be finished. Failure to meet
a deadline usually results in negative consequences.
term usually refers to work and finances,
it also describes a line that prisoners
cannot cross without deadly risk of being
shot. The word originated from war camps
in the Civil War.
Businesses often use deadlines as a time
management tool to encourage the completion
of a task.