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organization man Line breaks: or¦gan|iza|tion man

Definition of organization man in English:


A man who lets his individuality and personal life be dominated by the organization he serves: he was an uncomplicated, well-meaning organization man
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  • Business was no longer about the organization man but about expressing yourself.
  • To have any hope of understanding him, you have to see him as the ultimate organization man he truly is.
  • In the 1950s, the organisation man was told to find what the marketplace wants and supply it.

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