departmentalize

verb de·part·men·tal·ize \ di-ˌpärt-ˈmen-tə-ˌlīz , ˌdē- \

Definition of departmentalize

departmentalized; departmentalizing
: to divide into departments

departmentalization

play \-ˌmen-tə-lə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

Examples of departmentalize in a Sentence

  1. The organization is highly departmentalized.

First Known Use of departmentalize

circa 1895

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Definition of departmentalize for English Language Learners

  • : to divide (something, such as a company) into departments


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