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reason out

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streamline

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to show to be just, right, or valid

to offer reasons for or a cause of

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defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning

weed out unwanted or unnecessary things

structure and run according to rational or scientific principles in order to achieve desired results

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think rationally

remove irrational quantities from

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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.
The ideology (rationalization for action) was itself an emergent reality so that with each new development we can see a shift in rationalization and thus ideology.
rationalization that it is a loan that will be repaid;
The reduction in staffing levels, coupled with plant rationalization initiatives and the continued focus on productivity improvements, position the company as a much leaner organization.
The Company's anticipated growth in its global service businesses and growth from new product introductions is expected to be partially offset by negative foreign currency translation effects and revenue declines related to the plant and product line rationalizations as part of the cost reduction program.
5 million metric tons, meaning that additional North American and European industry plant rationalizations are necessary to create a global demand-supply balance.
The integration work within the French units is successful including rationalizations and close down of loss-making products and export activities, affecting sales negatively with FRF 25 M.
During 1997 Summit expanded its production base in core areas through a combination of successful property acquisitions, asset rationalizations and an active drilling program which resulted in total expenditures of $88 million.
cost savings of more than A$600 million have been realized from efficiency gains and asset rationalizations.
The benefits we expect from the successful execution of these manufacturing rationalizations will be an important element in achieving these goals.