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Synonyms for rationalization

a statement of causes or motives

Synonyms for rationalization

the cognitive process of making something seem consistent with or based on reason

(psychiatry) a defense mechanism by which your true motivation is concealed by explaining your actions and feelings in a way that is not threatening

(mathematics) the simplification of an expression or equation by eliminating radicals without changing the value of the expression or the roots of the equation

the organization of a business according to scientific principles of management in order to increase efficiency

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Under the proposed rationalization of fiscal incentives, the bill on which has been pending in Congress for years, tax- and duty-free privileges enjoyed by various industries will be removed.
In the study, rationalizations measures are described as being positive and absolutely essential in order to maintain competitive edge on the global market, and thus resources for good working conditions.
SKU rationalization has certainly accomplished this.
While the real technological and organizational rationalization took off in the 1950s, there had been interesting developments in the discussions on rationalization and efficiency within the SGF from the mid-1940s, which constitute the focus of this essay.
Rationalization is (sometimes) necessary to cope with stressful situations.
Retailers see SKU rationalization as a vehicle to drive revenue and take cost out of the system, by improving category shopability and strengthening a variety of financial metrics.
Product rationalization is not a management process that is well designed or well executed by companies that manufacture engineered medical products, aerospace, commercial and industrial products.
Rationalizations offer suspects the opportunity to make their crimes appear socially acceptable, or within reason, based on the circumstances at the time of the incident.
For all the modernity involved, this did not entail a renunciation of traditional gender roles; instead, the modern household along with all its new appliances declaring out-and-out war on dust and darkness effectively "regendered" the existing norm along the lines of modern rationalization.
1009/SF-HA) for the Health Sector Rationalization and Organization Project.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-15 July 2003-Klippan announces rationalization measures(C)1994-2003 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
Improving value through effective grade rationalization, by John Antanies, ABB
On the total rationalization score, high and moderate procrastinators significantly exceeded low procrastinators, with "Im just waiting for the best time to do it" and "I know I can pull this out at the last minute" as most discriminating.
For Klein, early modern English maps and spatial narratives must be read in terms of two competing ideologies: the developing ideology of geometric rationalization that makes land more serviceable to the interests of political hierarchy and economic commodification, and a traditional ideology of the socio-historical character of place that envisions land as a local affair, made up of the multiple layers of social interactions, provincial customs, and community relations.
A mere rationalization program would not be sufficient, so it will require revamping our (group) structure,'' Junichiro Miyazu told a news conference in reference to the issue of how to streamline the workforce of NTT's two local-call units -- NTT East Corp.