Define: Formalisation

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Definition: Formalisation

Quick Summary of Formalisation

The extent to which work roles are structured in an organisation and the activities of the employees are governed by rules and procedures.

What is the dictionary definition of Formalisation?

Dictionary Definition

The act of formalising something (as by stating formal rules governing classes of expressions).


Full Definition of Formalisation



Synonyms For Formalisation

formalizing, formalisation, formalized, conclusion, formalize

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Formalisation. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. February 25, 2020
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Formalisation. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: February 25, 2020).
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Formalisation are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 18th January 2020.