technostructure

noun

tech·​no·​struc·​ture ˈtek-nō-ˌstrək-chər How to pronounce technostructure (audio)
: the network of professionally skilled managers (such as scientists, engineers, and administrators) that tends to control the economy both within and beyond individual corporate groups

Word History

First Known Use

1967, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of technostructure was in 1967

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“Technostructure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/technostructure. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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