departmentalism

noun
de·​part·​men·​tal·​ism | \ (ˌ)dēˌ- \
plural -s

Definition of departmentalism

: strong emphasis upon or partiality for division into departments especially at the expense of the whole (as in an educational institution) exaggerated departmentalism which splits the university into sectionsReport: (Canadian) Royal Commission on National Development

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“Departmentalism.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/departmentalism. Accessed 16 December 2019.

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