decentralization

decentralization
decentralize de‧cen‧tral‧ize [ˌdiːˈsentrəlaɪz] also decentralise verb [intransitive, transitive]
if a large company, organization, or industry decentralizes or is decentralized, responsibility, services, or jobs are moved away from a central place to several different smaller places:

• There may be a need to decentralize and set up semi-autonomous subsidiaries.

• As a result, most companies attempted to decentralize parts of their IT operations.

— decentralization also decentralisation noun [uncountable] :

• the decentralization of local government services

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decentralize UK US (UK also decentralise) /diːˈsentrəlaɪz/ verb [I or T]
WORKPLACE, MANAGEMENT if a large company or organization decentralizes or is decentralized, its activities are moved from one large central place to several different, smaller places: »

HLL decentralized the production and distribution of the product in order to utilize the enormous labor pool in rural India.

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As part of its plans to decentralize, the Japanese government has given greater tax-collecting authority to local governments.

decentralization (UK also decentralisation) /ˌdiːsentrəlɪˈzeɪʃən/ noun [U]
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the decentralization of the bank's operations


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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