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  • v. arrange according to a system or reduce to a system


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  • The founders of Encyclopaedia Britannica – Colin Macfarquhar, Andrew Bell and William Smellie – were reportedly the first writers in the English language to systemise knowledge and enlighten readers about the latest discoveries in the arts, science and literature.

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  • If the human capacity you wish to encourage rests on abilities that are difficult to systemise, perhaps because they happen in the adaptive unconscious then how do you train it?

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  • But a royal decree, passed by King Abdullah in an effort to systemise the succession, has delegated authority for choosing future kings to a council made up of princes representing the founder's 35 branches.

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  • According to Ratnakar Gaikwad, Metropolitan Commissioner, MMRDA, '' One of the primary objectives of developing the ISBT is to control and systemise the random pick and drop points and indiscriminate parking of private bus operators in Mumbai so as to decongest the roads and ensure steady movement of traffic. ''

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  • I'm a member of a community women's circus here in Brisbane, and they are trying to systemise as much of their processes as possible so that they can more effectively deliver their programs and not overwork the already burdened staff members (small staff often doing more than their job description).

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  • By helping systemise the portfolio modelling process, Portfolio Express also helps licensees with investment compliance, thereby helping to reduce loads on business resources so they can spend more time with clients, particularly in these difficult times.

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  •  Trying to systemise complex tacit knowledge  A real danger that systemisation of complex, tacit knowledge removes essential content  Less systematic knowledge requires stronger reliance on strong personal ties and less reliance on more formal means of information.

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  • and after all how on earth do you systemise these analagous inspirations between all 3 knowledge worlds

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  • Plus it doesn’t really give practical advice on how to systemise your business.

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