division of labour
- noun a production system where work is split up into clearly defined tasks and areas of responsibility
- noun the way in which workers specialise in certain aspects of a job, no one worker doing all the job. This is particularly the case in manufacturing industries.
- noun the process of dividing work into specific sections to be completed by experts in that field, traditional in the media
- noun the way in which a team divides tasks up between the players for maximum efficiency