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delayering

/diːˈleɪərɪŋ/
noun
1.
the process of pruning the administrative structure of a large organization by reducing the number of tiers in its hierarchy
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delayering

noun

To eliminate one layer of management in the effort to reduce costs: Delayering, the smart-bomb version of cutback (1990s+)


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