- the act or manner of managing; handling, direction, or control.
- skill in managing; executive ability: great management and tact.
- the person or persons controlling and directing the affairs of a business, institution, etc.: The store is under new management.
- executives collectively, considered as a class (distinguished from labor).
Origin of management
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1. regulation, administration; superintendence, care, charge, conduct, guidance, treatment.
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- the members of the executive or administration of an organization or businessSee also line management, middle management, top management
- managers or employers collectively
- the technique, practice, or science of managing, controlling or dealing withanger management
- the skilful or resourceful use of materials, time, etc
- the specific treatment of a disease, disorder, etc
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Word Origin and History for managemental
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The body of individuals who run major businesses, usually without owning them but often with the reward of stock options.
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