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departmentalism Line breaks: de¦part|men¦tal|ism
Pronunciation: /diːpɑːtˈmɛnt(ə)lɪzm/

Definition of departmentalism in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Adherence to departmental methods or structure.
Example sentences
  • 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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