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tr.v. de·part·men·tal·ized, de·part·men·tal·iz·ing, de·part·men·tal·iz·es
To organize into departments.

de′part·men′tal·i·za′tion (-ĭ-zā′shən) n.
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[ˌdiːpɑːtˌmentəlaɪˈzeɪʃən] Ndivisión f en departamentos, compartimentación f
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In his position, he played a critical role in facilitating the departmentalization of former French colonies in 1946.
After president Merida, CBA dean Gerardo Delorino became the OIC and made the College of Arts and Sciences a University College, also institutionalizing the departmentalization of programs.
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Further departmentalization of the various Shari'ah functions will streamline controls and streamline Shari'ah review processes.
Hence, we suggest that future studies should include other elements of organizational structure, such as departmentalization and work specialization in the model, and the impact of these on employee innovative behavior via empowerment should be investigated.
At present, there are also some problems, such as departmentalization of knowledge resources, knowledge can't be highly shared, hidden knowledge can't be conversed effectively, institutional barriers restrict knowledge reuse degree and traditional organization form is not good for implementing knowledge management (Martensson, 2000).
With regard to organization, there has been a steady march towards the "departmentalization" of compliance.
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Large, colorful elements were designed to create departmentalization around the store perimeter, resulting in a boutique effect.
The culture of an honors education stresses the importance of being both well-trained and well-educated, an important goal for students at any university The traditional departmentalization of disciplines often leads to students who are well-trained in their disciplines but not well-rounded, widely literate, or broadly informed.

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