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Synonyms for hierarchy

Synonyms for hierarchy

a series of ordered groupings of people or things within a system

the organization of people at different ranks in an administrative body

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You must realize that beyond "everyone reports to you," there are signs of informal hierarchy as well that employees follow:
The hierarchy aims to promote waste management efforts in the following order: Reduction; reuse; recycling; composting; waste processing that reduces volume; and land disposal.
Yet more disconcertingly, quite a lot of the citizens view this in the context of the assertions coming out from various ministerial quarters of the hierarchy, alluding vaguely, though not so vaguely, that Khan as also Tahirul Qadri are acting the way they are at the behest of some powerful forces.
Most readers probably know hierarchy in a schematic design is the process of using "block" symbols to represent a section of circuitry in a design.
These findings are telling us that the amygdala is specifically involved in learning information about social rank based on experience and suggest that separate neural circuits are involved than for learning hierarchy information of a non-social nature," Dr Dharshan Kumaran at the UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, who led the study, said.
Dumont developed his ideas on the basis of his research into the Indian caste system, which caused him to advocate a rigorous distinction between hierarchy and power.
Main session task was to develop the hierarchy (or hierarchies), but no direct suggestions for support hierarchies were made.
Statement of Federal Financial Accounting Standards 34, The Hierarchy of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Including the Application of Standards Issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board
SFAS 162 comes in response to an SEC study in July 2003, which, in part, endorsed an improvement to the SAS 69 GAAP hierarchy ("old GAAP hierarchy").
This paper explains how perceptions of hierarchy in decision making are related to beliefs about influence over change and implementation decisions in Piedmont.
On the basis of the results obtained, a new level of hierarchical organization has been suggested as regards these constructions, by presenting a hierarchy of hierarchies (the Prioritising Hierarchy) which describes the different degrees of fulfilment of these hierarchies in the accessibility of terms to Subject assignment in the English language.
Bullen notes that reconciling this difference about where the CF stands in the hierarchy is still to be determined.
A biologist reports a social hierarchy that he says hasn't been previously documented in animals.
If the Church, in fact, is our Church, if we alone are the Church, if her structures are not willed by Christ, then it is no longer possible to conceive of the existence of a hierarchy as a service to the baptized established by the Lord himself.
FASB issued an exposure draft (ED), The Hierarchy of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (www.