or·​ga·​ni·​za·​tion·​al | \ ˌȯr-gə-nə-ˈzā-shnəl How to pronounce organizational (audio) , -shə-nᵊl, ˌȯrg-nə-\

Definition of organizational

1 : of or relating to an organization : involving organization the organizational state of a crystal

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organizationally adverb

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In the last fiscal year, the system and its affiliates paid more than $10 million in bonuses to top executives and medical staff who met individual and organizational goals, according to tax filings. Meredith Cohn,, "Given UMMS profits, critics ask why it's seeking to raise rates at flagship hospital," 6 June 2019 Yet the case for the use of force by Venezuelans—with organizational and intelligence support from the U.S. and regional allies—has never been stronger. Mary Anastasia O’grady, WSJ, "The Case for Force in Venezuela," 2 June 2019 As for which exact backpack and organizational tools to pick? Popular Mechanics, "This Backpack Will Organize Your Daily Commute," 10 May 2019 Her efficiency is also reflected in her homepage, which breaks down classes by every possible organizational meter: time of day, body part focus, length, etc. Hannah Chenoweth, SELF, "The 9 Best YouTube Yoga Channels I Discovered While Practicing Yoga at Home for 6 Years," 5 May 2019 March 2019 After months of reports, Buckingham Palace makes it official: after operating under the same organizational umbrella as Prince William and Kate Middleton, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will branch out on their own. Elise Taylor, Vogue, "Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Love Story: A Timeline," 22 Mar. 2019 Just because there's no organizational structure or accountability in the political system? Katie Halper, Teen Vogue, "Lucy Flores: Biden's Unwanted Touching Should be Part of #MeToo Conversations," 6 Apr. 2019 This communication cycle is reflected on the company’s organizational chart—not the typical inverted pyramid of hierarchy, but rather a circle. Francine Maroukian, Popular Mechanics, "The Limitless Uses of Crazy Aaron's Thinking Putty," 26 Dec. 2018 Zac Gallen pitched six scoreless innings in his Marlins organizational debut, and the New Orleans Baby Cakes rode a four-run first inning to a 5-1 victory over the Nashville Sounds on Friday night for their first win of the season., "Baby Cakes get first 2018 win behind 6 shutout innings from newcomer Zac Gallen," 7 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of organizational

1855, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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