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verb[WITH OBJECT]usually as adjective divisionalized
Subdivide (a company or other organization) into a number of separate divisions.‘a large divisionalized Western corporation’
- ‘It's abundantly clear that divisionalising love and marriage into separate departments has been a catastrophic failure.’
- ‘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.’
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