As a principle, it means doing 'first things first;' as a process, it means evaluating a group of items and ranking them in their order of importance or urgency.

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  • One important aspect of our company's leadership program is to teach new managers the prioritization of their daily tasks is necessary so that they first address those tasks which are the most urgent.

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  • I have used prioritization to decide which tasks on my do-list to do first. I do this, to make sure the most important tasks are completed first.

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  • In this office we are very big on prioritization and we should start by deciding what needs to get done first and what can wait for the fund raiser.

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