Activity describes how much operating efficiency of a sector was used. As a rule this efficiency, which cannot be directly observed, is measured with the help of reference values. Provided that a unit of product is chosen as a reference value, the activity is the manufactured quantity of the product (in liters, items, reservations or similar). There is a difference between a plan and an actual activity. The capacity indicates the maximal possible operating efficiency. Relating the actual activity to a comparative activity (planned activity, capacity) is the reason of an activity.
ICV-Statement „Grundmodell für Kommunikations-Controlling“
First version by
ICV work group "Kommunikations-Controlling", leader: Dr. Reimer Stobbe
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