division of labor

Definition

An approach to the completion of a complex task which involves breaking the task into a number of simpler tasks and assigning these tasks to specialists who generally perform only their assigned task.

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I knew we had to implement some division of labor because doing it as one big workload would be too much.

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You should always try to get the right division of labor so that your office is running more efficiently together.

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My boss was an expert at taking a team of employees and dividing up tasks based on expertise to achieve results through division of labor.

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