technostructure
noun Date: 1967 the network of professionally skilled managers (as scientists, engineers, and administrators) that tends to control the economy both within and beyond individual corporate groups

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  • technostructure — [ tɛknostryktyr ] n. f. • 1968; de techno et structure, d apr. l angl. amér. (Galbraith) ♦ Écon., polit., sociol. Ensemble des technocrates de l administration, des techniciens et spécialistes travaillant dans des commissions, des cadres… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Technostructure — La technostructure est l ensemble des cadres dirigeants ou subalternes, des techniciens et des spécialistes qui participent à la prise de décision en groupe dans les grandes entreprises. La technostructure est une théorie économique de l… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • technostructure — /tek noh struk cheuhr/, n. the group or class of technically skilled administrators, scientists, and engineers who manage and influence business, the economy, and government affairs. [1965 70; TECHNO + STRUCTURE] * * * …   Universalium

  • technostructure — noun A corporate structure including technicians or other skilled professionals …   Wiktionary

  • technostructure — See bourgeoisie …   Dictionary of sociology

  • technostructure — tech·no·structure …   English syllables

  • technostructure — tech•no•struc•ture [[t]ˈtɛk noʊˌstrʌk tʃər[/t]] n. soc the group of technically skilled administrators, engineers, and scientists who manage or control business, the economy, or government affairs • Etymology: 1965–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • technostructure — ¦teknōˌ noun Etymology: techno + structure (I) : a large scale corporation or system of corporate enterprises ; also : the network of professionally skilled managers (as scientists, engineers, and administrators) that increasingly tends to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ТЕХНОСТРУКТУРА — (technostructure) технический и бюрократический класс, который, как оценивает Гэлбрейт (1967), заменяет господствовавший прежде капиталистический класс (частных собственников и предпринимателей) в современных индустриальных обществах. См. также… …   Большой толковый социологический словарь

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