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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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 Ruslan Nigmatulin said that Russian military officers are working with Syrian authorities to help settle organizational, medical and other problems faced by refugees. Dmitry Kozlov, The Seattle Times, "Syria vows to help refugees return, wants sanctions lifted," 14 Aug. 2018 Ruslan Nigmatulin said that Russian military officers are working with Syrian authorities to help settle organizational, medical and other problems faced by refugees. Fox News, "Syria vows to help refugees return, wants sanctions lifted," 13 Aug. 2018 Second, the décor follows structural and organizational precepts. Catherine Romano, WSJ, "Uncluttered Doesn’t Mean Empty: Lessons From a Décor Pro," 15 June 2018 Sometimes, in best-case scenarios for employees, unions can help avoid layoffs altogether by negotiating organizational restructuring or voluntary buyouts instead. Shirin Ghaffary, Recode, "As digital media companies brace for change, unions try to cushion the blow," 26 Dec. 2018 If the goal is to encourage women to come forward and report harassment, organizational leaders should expand confidentiality to protect victims early in the internal complaint process. Stanley D. Bernstein, WSJ, "NDAs Can Help Harassment Victims," 12 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of organizational

1855, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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