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delayering

(diːˈleɪərɪŋ)
n
1. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) the process of pruning the administrative structure of a large organization by reducing the number of tiers in its hierarchy
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delayering

[diːˈleɪərɪŋ] N (Admin) → reducción f de niveles jerárquicos
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SS A/S today announced three new members of its Executive Group Management, concluding all key appointments to its recently reshaped and delayered executive leadership team.
a newly evolving but fast-growing tech power in the East, are known for their 'flat management' where the hierarchical organizational structure is delayered and employees are encouraged to involve directly in business decision-making process.
First, they explain that new technologies, especially information technology, are creating a shift from the old integrated firms towards more delayered organizations and outsourcing.
ELI NLI Hierarchy Network Centralisation Decentralisation Command Participation Control Empowerment Careerist leadership Politically committed activists Restricted debate Open debate Slow decision making Quick decision making Bureaucracy Delayered Formal Flexible Diplomatic orientation/social Mobilisation orientation/ partnership politics resistance politics Priority focus on workplace and trade Focus on workplace and unions coalition building with new social movements and NGOs Predominantly north Predominantly south
It closed and consolidated small plants, automated processes, delayered, and outsourced.
In addition to continued downsizing, the organization delayered by a third.
Inspired by the seminal text Re-engineering the Corporation, by Michael Hammer and James Champy (Harper Business, 1993), organisations downsized, rightsized, delayered, divested and outsourced.
In downsized or delayered companies, flexible working arrangements may result in some employees taking on more in order for others to do less.
Workplace Planning and Deployment Agency is citizen-centered, delayered and mission-focused, and leverages e-government and competitive sourcing.
Specifically, the building of the delayered project-based organizations of the MBD and the GBD can be cited as a structural change.
They are undoubtedly a contribution, however, to managing in today's delayered organisations and flexible working environments, with the associated need to involve and communicate with staff.
These 'new', 'internal network', 'cellular' or 'federal' forms would incorporate a number of organisational innovations pioneered over the past decade, such as delayered structures; a reduced role of head office; a decentralisation of decision-making power (from 'command and control' management styles to 'facilitate and empower'); and the use of elaborate internal IT systems and communication networks; (cf.