departmentation

noun

de·​part·​men·​ta·​tion
də̇ˌpärtmən‧ˈtāshən,
(ˌ)dēˌ-,
-pȧt-
plural -s
: the process of departmentalizing an enterprise for gaining efficiency and coordination : the grouping of tasks into departments and subdepartments and delegating of authority for accomplishment of the tasks

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“Departmentation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/departmentation. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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