business unit

  

Definition

A logical element or segment of a company (such as accounting, production, marketing) representing a specific business function, and a definite place on the organizational chart, under the domain of a manager. Also called department, division, or a functional area.

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  • The company's new CEO admitted yesterday that the business unit that is in dire need of reform and renovation is accounting.

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  • You should try to always be a strong business unit so that you can always count on everyone in your work place.

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  • They were one business unit short, so the manager decided to get that going while everyone else adjusted to their new roles.

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