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(ˈkɔːpərətaɪz; -prə-) or


1. (Commerce) (tr) to convert (a government-controlled industry or enterprise) into an independent company
2. (intr) to be influenced by or take on the features of a large commercial business, esp in being bureaucratic and uncaring
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(ˈkɔr pər əˌtaɪz, -prəˌtaɪz)

v.t. -tized, -tiz•ing.
to develop or turn into big business.
cor`po•ra•ti•za′tion, n.
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Summary: New Delhi, July 2 (ANI) Congress Parliamentary Party chief Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday said that government was surreptitiously "corporatising" Modern Coach Factory in Rae Bareli, saying the move was beginning of its privatization and the future of the factory employees and their families was in danger.
Not only does corporatising both the local and foreign shareholders' interest provide vital protection against business interruption, it also affords the foreign shareholder full control over its business and profits.
It will also work on corporatising ports, privatising some services in the transportation sector, and transforming King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre into a non-profit organisation.
There have been some notable successes in corporatising some rambling family groups, as well as well-managed succession plans based on agreed valuations and dispersal plans, but there have also been some major failures leading to near-collapse of important companies.
She is corporatising the company to allow for strong corporate governance, systems, protocols and processes.
The Saudi Ministry of Communication and Information has started the process of "corporatising" Saudi TV, presumably echoing the semi-commercial models created by Dubai Media Inc.
It was hoped that by corporatising electricity assets and introducing additional levels of competition, where possible, into the industry, a more prudent construction of power stations would occur and the industry as a whole would become more a contributor to the revenue of the government, rather than one that continually required funds for capital projects.
In the 1990's Gulf International Bank advised some of the leading family businesses in Saudi Arabia in corporatising their businesses.
Corporatising Indigenous Populations: Governance and Indigenous groups in Australia and New Zealand
The decline of the family farm is a hot button issue for many and the framework of the book certainly is supportive of the smaller independent commodity producer in the face of corporatising rural life.
Beder, as an academic, has much to say about the corporatising of the universities, including her own.
It was also stated that the process of corporatising and privatising the Air Transport Authority of Thailand (AAT) and its regional airports will proceed in the near future.