or·ga·ni·za·tion·al | \ ˌȯr-gə-nə-ˈzā-shnəl , -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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Long after this month's trade frenzy is finished, and likely long into the organizational rebuild the Orioles are about to begin, Tanner Scott will still be here. Jon Meoli,, "Tanner Scott can't close the door, and Orioles open series with 5-4 loss to Rangers," 14 July 2018 Bennett, whose background is in personal and organizational leadership and who wrote his doctoral dissertation on travel as a conduit for personal growth, aims to help the travel trade and travelers themselves become more mindful. Diane Daniel,, "'Transformative travel' is the industry's latest twist on making vacations more meaningful," 13 July 2018 And last year, a meta-analysis of studies in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that organizational revamps could make a small, but noticeable difference in reducing physician burnout. Lucas Laursen, Fortune, "Burned-Out Doctors Make Twice as Many Errors. The Business World Could Offer a Solution," 10 July 2018 Reaching voters at their doors requires vast organizational scale, and advertising in the state’s many media markets can cost around $1 million a week. Andrew Rice, Daily Intelligencer, "Can a Democrat Ever Win in Texas?," 10 July 2018 In the nearly two years between October 2015, when the office implemented a new organizational approach, and September 2017, the agency processed just 58 percent of autopsies and 78 percent of death certificates within 90 days. Matt Stout,, "Duties of demoted executive in medical examiner’s office ‘remain largely the same’," 9 July 2018 For those in search of organizational inspiration, the website also offers a look at the 10,000 items now on display at the Rokin metro station. Meilan Solly, Smithsonian, "New Website Unearths Amsterdam’s History Via 700,000 Artifacts Spanning 5,000 Years," 2 July 2018 To bridge the gap between virtual and physical retail operations, behind-the-scenes organizational shifts have occurred. Courtney Coffman, The Atlantic, "Shops Aren’t for Shopping Anymore," 19 June 2018 Cameron Maybin was once a figure of organizational hope for the Marlins. Mike Persak,, "Cameron Maybin helping Marlins young players deal with the pressures of expectations," 12 July 2018

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First Known Use of organizational

1855, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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