stocktaking

[stok-tey-king]
noun
1.
the examination or counting over of materials or goods on hand, as in a stockroom or store.
2.
the act of appraising a present situation, condition, degree of progress, etc., in terms of accomplishments and ultimate goals.

Origin:
1855–60; stock + taking

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stocktaking (ˈstɒkˌteɪkɪŋ)
 
n
1.  the examination, counting, and valuing of goods on hand in a shop or business
2.  a reassessment of one's current situation, progress, prospects, etc

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Often this forced stocktaking is an extremely effective form of treatment.
None of these authors does any stocktaking to illuminate how prevalent intelligence failures are.
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