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in·ter·de·part·men·tal

 (ĭn′tər-dē′pärt-mĕn′tl)
adj.
Involving or representing different departments, as of a business, academic institution, or government: interdepartmental cooperation.
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interdepartmental

(ˌɪntəˌdiːpɑːtˈmɛntəl)
adj
of, relating to, or conducted between two or more departments
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in•ter•de•part•men•tal

(ˌɪn tərˌdi pɑrtˈmɛn tl, -dɪ pɑrt-)

adj.
involving or existing between two or more departments: interdepartmental rivalry.
[1890–95]
in`ter•de`part•men′tal•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.interdepartmental - between or among departments; "interdepartmental competition"
intradepartmental - within a department; "intradepartmental memos"
Adv.1.interdepartmental - between departments; "this memo was circulated interdepartmentally"
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Translations

interdepartmental

[ˈɪntəˌdiːpɑːtˈmentl] ADJinterdepartamental
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interdepartmental

adj relations, quarrelzwischen den Abteilungen; conference, projectsmehrere Abteilungen betreffend; committeeabteilungsübergreifend
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interdepartmental

[ˈɪntəˌdiːpɑːtˈmɛntl] adjinterdipartimentale
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I cannot recall an instance when my heart didn't pound like it was going to burst out of my chest while doing live microscopy or presenting an autopsy case in front of the whole department or interdepartmentally. Six months into surgical pathology, I still sometimes struggle to read slides, feeling dizzy or having a headache after reading two or three trays.
By sharing positive environmental initiatives in the renal department to the multidisciplinary team and interdepartmentally, there may be a heightened awareness of the environmental and health care issues and this could be incentive for other departments to research and implement department-specific waste minimisation and/or environmentally sustainable practices.
You don't have to bring back the old suggestion box outside the boss's office, but encouraging an active feedback mechanism throughout the agency, both interdepartmentally and direct to the principals, can have a surprisingly advantageous effect on overall efficiency and morale.
One practice method involves staff performing the interviews on each other, perhaps interdepartmentally. Or staff can go to the resident council for volunteers.
Managers are often encouraged to work interdepartmentally to improve productivity and efficiency.
Questions eleven and fourteen investigate the employees responsible for ETD tasks as well as how much they communicate interdepartmentally concerning those tasks.
MacArthur Foundation in Chicago, spends her day making software talk interdepartmentally. She believes that successful technology initiatives solve business problems.
We reviewed each department's approach to charge capture and realized that many did not have a uniform process for handling charge capture interdepartmentally. As part of this, we worked with the vendor to examine two months worth of charges in order to identify potential areas of risk and areas where we were missing revenue.

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