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the arranging of a taxon in the appropriate position in the taxonomic hierarchy, for example, selecting the category as an order, rather than a class or family.

ranking

arranging units, e.g. cows, in order according to a predetermined criterion e.g. milk production, with the superior unit first in the list.
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Following are the star rankings for Decemberend 2014.
According to Tammie Cagle, Editor of Top Management Degrees, by bringing together the results of these six rankings, the subjective and idiosyncratic elements of each publication's methodology are smoothed out, providing a more accurate and stable picture of the online MBA program landscape.
Innovation Ranking : Published by INSEAD Business School & World Organization of Intellectual Property on 1, July, 2013
It outperforms the other world university rankings in objectivity and reliability of the evidence.
The initial ranking of Average is based on the composite results of two sub-ranking categories: (1) Management and Organization and (2) Special Servicing Administration.
Greene says rankings are not the reason colleges care about yield; rather, it is how competitive they are with one another for the best students.
News' rankings primarily register a school's wealth, reputation, and the achievement of the high-school students it admits.
This year's standardized Market Value Added (MVA) ranking separates the winners from the wannabes.
Audit engagements can be viewed as a process of identifying, evaluating and ranking risk.
For the most part, the pattern of rankings by size of firm is similar to the overall rankings.
The quarterly report package features two rankings groups: