dysfunction

(redirected from MBD)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

dysfunction

any consequence of an activity which inhibits the achievement of the desired objective. In the study of ORGANIZATIONS, dysfunctions refer to those aspects of organizations which are essential to the organization's proper functioning but at the same time detract from organizational performance. For instance, a justifiable emphasis on following the correct procedures can also stifle the flexibility that is often needed in work situations. See GOAL DISPLACEMENT.
References in periodicals archive ?
Earlier this year, the group introduced MBD Prive Collection that redefines luxury and emulates fashion and exotic treat of leisure that has set a benchmark for itself in the Delhi-NCR region.
It is therefore necessary to describe the MBD epidemiological profile for any analysis of sick leave, given that such a description enables more accurate and effective future action.
The study also assessed the association between HA and its synthetizing enzymes with that of MBD and other mammographic and tumour characteristics.
MBD is the exciting new name in architecture and interior design in New York City.
Available evidence, mainly from Europe and the United States, reveals that MBD and SREs substantially increase healthcare resource utilization (HCRU) and healthcare costs in cancer patients.
Hussain Abbas, who runs Kabab O' Kadahi, the restaurant at the signal on Rex Road, previously known as Koliwada, is disappointed with business in the MBD outlet.
The Canadian aerospace manufacturers had asked the researchers to investigate the feasibility of a large-scale move across the engineering profession to model-based definition and also to look at how MBD might benefit industry.
This study included 4 related experiments: The 1st experiment was designed to test whether the MBD column could separate methylated DNA from a high background of bacterial DNA and unmethylated DNA.
Since its inception, MBD has disbursed more than 988 business loans ranging from $10 to $50,000 and has created more than 550 jobs in Colorado communities.
In addition, MBD execs say the repowered fleet has been a public relations boon.
The Swedish business software provider IBS AB said on Monday (8 September) that it had signed an agreement with the Swedish automotive spare parts chain MBD Group for the delivery of a new business system.
Similarly in that year these countries were responsible for nearly one third of the world oil production of 72 million barrels per day (MBD) and over 40 percent of the world's oil exports of 41 MBD.