Definition Of decentralize


transfer (authority) from central to local government.

Canada has one of the most decentralized governments in the world

Example Of decentralize

  • A breakthrough has been made in the campaign to decentralise local authority services in Mayo and in the drive to make planning ‘more local’ in the county.

  • An administrative shake-up five years ago which decentralised the services of all the Shepherd divisions meant that relatively few people were left in the building to administer group functions.

  • Any attempt to decentralise organisations inevitably gives rise to problems of control and coordination which in turn lead to demands for greater central control.

  • As authority is decentralized , local school politics becomes the lever of organizational change at the school site.

  • As technology evolves and organizations decentralize , people on the front lines have far more independence and responsibility.

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