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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Other Words from organizational

organizationally adverb

Examples of organizational in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Kardashian thanks organizational and interior design company The Home Edit for not only organizing these hair accessories but for also organizing other parts of her home. Audrey Noble, Allure, "Khloé Kardashian Has a Closet Just for Her Blonde Hair Extensions," 24 Jan. 2020 The effort was geared at boosting GOP turnout, but also testing organizational strength in advance of the general election in the battleground state. Ken Thomas, WSJ, "Iowa Caucuses Kick Off Democratic Nominating Contest," 4 Feb. 2020 The agency faces significant organizational challenges implementing the complicated changes that lawmakers made last year to what is already a fantastically complex pension system. oregonlive, "Oregon pension reforms lower costs, but stretch agency thin," 1 Feb. 2020 Siebenaler said Faz’s strengths include both organizational/service line growth as well as employee engagement and relationship-building. Staff Report, Houston Chronicle, "Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital welcomes new COO," 21 Jan. 2020 Not included in the organizational top 10 are J.B. Bukauskas, Matt Tabor, Brennan Malone, Drey Jameson and Taylor Widener, who would all rank among the top pitching prospects in many other systems. Jeremy Cluff, azcentral, "Arizona Diamondbacks have one of baseball's most-improved farm systems," 30 Dec. 2019 Ultimately this is a sub discipline of economics, organizational economics, which is understanding the influence of incentives inside an organization. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, "“Loonshots” and phase transitions are the key to innovation, physicist argues," 29 Dec. 2019 While most of the focus of fans and media has been on third baseman Kris Bryant’s future, the Cubs’ front office continues to examine potential upgrades to the bullpen and adding depth to the 40-man and organizational rosters. Mark Gonzales,, "Cubs are still exploring contract extensions with some of their arbitration-eligible players, but they’re not saying who," 10 Dec. 2019 Michael Bloomberg’s plan to field a massive shadow political party could significantly undercut key financial and organizational advantages President Trump might otherwise enjoy against his Democratic challenger. David M. Drucker, Washington Examiner, "'Damn right it will have an effect': GOP fears Bloomberg spending could doom Trump in 2020," 10 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of organizational

1855, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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22 Feb 2020

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“Organizational.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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