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

Other Words from organizational

organizationally adverb

Examples of organizational in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web CISOs can shed light on security monitoring practices by enlisting other organizational leaders to help socialize information within their teams. Russell Spitler, Forbes, 28 June 2022 In March 2022, the Army began a comprehensive review and analysis of our accessions enterprise, recruiting policy, organizational structure and marketing practices. Courtney Kube, NBC News, 27 June 2022 However, organizational leaders are unanimous in their support for armed self-defense, when the need arises. Susan Dunne, Hartford Courant, 2 May 2022 Since then, clinicians, researchers and organizational leaders have partnered with members of the Congressional Black Caucus to call attention to the urgent mental health needs of Black youth. Janelle R. Goodwill, The Conversation, 4 Nov. 2021 Evanston native Anna Wittcoff, an incoming junior majoring in learning and organizational change at Northwestern, was part of the program that helped give the pantry new life. Alex Hulvalchick, Chicago Tribune, 10 June 2022 The foundation of organizational change is gaining support from the C-suite and board of directors to align security and business goals. James Carder, Forbes, 9 June 2022 Ford noted that Waldo, who has worked in Michigan and Ohio prior to landing in Silicon Valley, has extensive experience leading organizational change. Phoebe Wall Howard, Detroit Free Press, 22 Mar. 2022 The first organizational meeting will take place in March. cleveland, 18 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of organizational

1855, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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2 Jul 2022

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“Organizational.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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