Definition of divisionalize in English:

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Pronunciation: /dɪˈvɪʒ(ə)n(ə)lʌɪz/
(also divisionalise)


[with object] (usually as adjective divisionalized)
Subdivide (an organization) into a number of divisions: a large divisionalized Western corporation
More example sentences
  • Taking a step back for a moment, a vertically integrated business sees itself quite differently to a functional or divisionalized organization.
  • In particular, he suggested that firms would be more efficient if they divisionalized themselves, with separate parts of the organization serving different market segments.
  • We shouldn't be so divisionalized, that's not how we are as Inuit people.



Pronunciation: /dɪvɪʒ(ə)n(ə)lʌɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
Example sentences
  • ‘Portfolio factors,’ drive corporate-level change, while diversification, divisionalization, and outside directors inhibit change.
  • Diversification and divisionalisation allows corporate management of different commodity markets regionally and globally.
  • A related problem concerns corporate restructurings in which divisionalization and, consequently, segment reporting changes from one year to the next.

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