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Central administration

Central administration is the leading or presiding body or group of people, and the highest administrative department who oversee all lower departments of an organization.


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  • Government 2
  • Organizations 3
  • Software 4
  • See also 5
  • References 6


In most cases, a school or

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See also

Central administration can refer both to people within a department as well as consoles, applications, and other tools that help its function.[14][15][16][17] Central administration is part of Windows SharePoint server; it allows system administrators or those within Central admin departments the ability to prioritise various tasks as well as allowing users to view resources and currently running services.[18]


In many other organizations, a “central administration” department plays a key role to its function.[10] In the professionals have very high access to PC systems (domain admins, etc.) as they need to undertake functions that include creation and amending of user accounts.[12][13]


Central administration is also a key part of the civil service in many countries; in the United Kingdom, for example, the department supports the chief executive’s office and other key areas.[5][6] In the United States, many arms of government have a central administration department. For instance, in correctional facilities, the office of the director is under its tutelage.[7] It plays a role in the function of various arms of state, such as in India, where it plays a pivotal role in the functioning of the civil service.[8] The department also plays a key role in making critical decisions for many countries; in Pakistan (which borders India), for example, there has been a discussion about whether the government should bring rebellious minded tribal areas under tighter control of central administration.[9]


[4] The department is often also tasked with data protection, disaster control planning and other areas.[3][2][1]

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