centralized organization


A management structure where decision making is done at higher consolidated levels by those with a broader perspective that includes having amassed considerable knowledge and information about what needs to be done. In a centralized organization, decisions made by higher management are typically communicated to lower organizational tiers who are then expected to accept and move forward in a way consistent with those decisions.

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  • You should try to be a very centralized organization so that everyone in your workplace is aware of how things are going.

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  • You should try to be a well centralized organization so that you can get in touch with any worker when you need them.

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  • Bill couldn't make a decision about the project on-site and, due to the company's centralized organization, instead had to run everything through the main office in Omaha.

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