corpocracy

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cor·poc·ra·cy 1

 (kôr-pŏk′rə-sē)
n. pl. cor·poc·ra·cies
An inefficient corporation characterized by excessive layers of management.


cor′po·crat′ic (-pə-krăt′ĭk) adj.

cor·poc·ra·cy 2

 (kôr-pŏk′rə-sē)
n. pl. cor·poc·ra·cies
A society dominated by politically and economically large corporations.


cor′po·crat′ic (-pə-krăt′ĭk) adj.
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Large multinational firms began to shed jobs in their "corpocracies" during the deep recession of the early 1980s.