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    getting the delivery right first time

    Good morning,
    I am now translating a part of management textbook and there is the following sentence:
    Those responsible for getting the delivery right first time have, in effect, a range of opportunities to reduce the risk of a failure to meet this objective of consistent first-time quality.
    I am little confused by the expression "getting the delivery right first time". Can anybody explain to me what does it mean?

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    Re: getting the delivery right first time

    Without fuller context it probably refers to the person's ability to deliver something correctly from the start. "Deliver" could be physical delivery of an object or the content of the work that they are hired to do. More context is really needed.

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    Re: getting the delivery right first time

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    Without fuller context it probably refers to the person's ability to deliver something correctly from the start. "Deliver" could be physical delivery of an object or the content of the work that they are hired to do. More context is really needed.
    I understood this to be "deliver a lecture, a talk, a seminar".
    But the original poster will, no doubt, explain.

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