Definitions for decentralization
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word decentralization
the social process in which population and industry moves from urban centers to outlying districts
the spread of power away from the center to local branches or governments
The action of decentralizing, or the state of being decentralized.
the action of decentralizing, or the state of being decentralized
Decentralization is the process of redistributing or dispersing functions, powers, people or things away from a central location or authority. While decentralization, especially in the governmental sphere, is widely studied and practiced, there is no common definition or understanding of decentralization. The meaning of decentralization may vary in part because of the different ways it is applied. Concepts of decentralization have been applied to group dynamics and management science in private businesses and organizations, political science, law and public administration, economics and technology.
Images & Illustrations of decentralization
Translations for decentralization
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for decentralization »
Find a translation for the decentralization definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these decentralization definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"decentralization." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 29 Nov. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/decentralization>.