technostructure


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tech·no·struc·ture

 (tĕk′nō-strŭk′chər)
n.
1. A large-scale corporate system.
2. A network of skilled professionals who control such a corporate system.

technostructure

(ˈtɛknəʊˌstrʌktʃə)
n
(Sociology) the people who control the technology of a society, such as professional administrators, experts in business management, etc

tech•no•struc•ture

(ˈtɛk noʊˌstrʌk tʃər)

n.
the group of technically skilled administrators, engineers, and scientists who manage or control business, the economy, or government affairs.
[1965–70]
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beaucoup moins que] Avec la technostructure de l'UE a Bruxelles, il y a une nouvelle direction, un nouveau president et une nouvelle representante de la politique exterieure avec lesquels nous entretenons des consultations et de bons contacts.
E: It is the problem of Galbraith's technostructure.
The techno-comprador has the know-how but lacks the know-why and information needed for modular/process technology possessed by the technostructure described by J.
Si on peut dire de l'universalisme capitaliste qu 'il exprime la mondialite de la technostructure, l'universalisme ecologiste, reactif anti-vectoriel, exprime la mondialite de la biosphere.
National leaders have been incapable of laying the foundations for cooperation based on decisions taken not in Brussels by a technostructure, but as a community with all the people of the Mediterranean.
The ossification of many developed economies via government regulation, control, and intervention, substantial union power, high taxes, capital controls, and a rigid financial and industrial technostructure produced a decline in trend productivity.
He further divided each type into five basic organizational functions: operating core, strategic apex, middle line, technostructure, and support staff because, as he stated, "Although we can (and will) characterize certain organizations as bureaucratic or organic overall, none is uniformly so across its entire range of activities" (Mintzberg, p.
As the goal of a firm is to expand sales, the technostructure must be aggressive in its sales promotion, advertising, and marketing efforts.
With its technostructure controlling energy questions, the state gradually becomes master of them .
16) Power lies with the technostructure that serves partly the capitalist-owners through share price and dividend sustainability, with increasingly generous serving to themselves via remuneration packages and perquisites of office.
What became the technology boom started with the breaking off of part of the Technostructure from the large industrial firm.