Definitions for "decentralization"
is any act in which a central government formally cedes powers to actors and institutions at lower levels in a political-administrative and territorial hierarchy.
Devolution by central government of administrative and financial power and responsibility to smaller democratic units at provincial, regional, district, zone, village or community level for the purpose of more accountable local government and greater local participation in decision making.
A general term referring to the transfer of political, administrative, and/or fiscal authority from the central government to subnational governments at the regional and local level. (See also devolution.)
the social process in which population and industry moves from urban centers to outlying districts
The redistribution of an urban population and industry to suburban areas.
Differentiated marketing Diversified growth
the spread of power away from the center to local branches or governments.
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The action of decentralizing, or the state of being decentralized.
The process of distributing computer processing to different locations within an organization