Definition of departmentalism in English:


Syllabification: de·part·men·tal·ism
Pronunciation: /dipärtˈmentlˌizəm, ˌdēpärt-


  • Adherence to departmental methods or structure.
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    • A revival of departmentalism could reverse that trend and make the court more circumspect, for the better.
    • And he believes it is important that civil service departments work together and that we break down departmentalism in the service so we have more teamwork and less competing interests.
    • One continuing theme is lack of corporate working - an overabundance of departmentalism.

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