departmentalization

  

Definition

Manner or practice in which related individual tasks and their allocation to work groups is combined, to form a specialized functional area that is distinct from other functional areas in an organization.

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  • The United States Air Force decided to adopt departmentalization when they combined the photographer career field with the journalist career field to create one career field of photojournalists.

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  • You should try to make sure that any departmentalization in your office does not make any unwanted cliques or groups.

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  • The departmentalization strategy that the business had was really good and I thought it worked really well for them and their workers.

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