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).
- man·age·men·tal [man-ij-men-tl], /ˌmæn ɪdʒˈmɛn tl/, adjective
- an·ti·man·age·ment, adjective, noun
- non·man·age·ment, noun, adjective
- pro·man·age·ment, adjective
- self-man·age·ment, noun
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How to use management in a sentence
Improving fire management practices is also critical, Abatzoglou said.What wildfires in Brazil, Siberia, and the US West have in common | Lili Pike | September 17, 2020 | Vox
However it’s clearly intended for SMBs and focuses on simplification of content management across Facebook properties.Facebook Business Suite is a new cross-app management tool for SMBs | Greg Sterling | September 17, 2020 | Search Engine Land
The government is also using technology for its management of the coronavirus outbreak.One country is now paying citizens to exercise with their Apple Watch | Naomi Xu Elegant | September 16, 2020 | Fortune
The “why” was that today, with business travel, you need to stitch different systems together, like booking and travel management and expensing.Are you ready to start traveling for work again? TripActions’ CEO is banking on it | Michal Lev-Ram, writer | September 15, 2020 | Fortune
Colin Mayer is the Peter Moores professor of management studies at the University of Oxford’s Said Business School, and academic lead of the Future of the Corporation program at the British Academy.50 years later, Milton Friedman’s shareholder doctrine is dead | jakemeth | September 13, 2020 | Fortune
First, his credentials: He did international mergers and acquisitions at Lazard, a financial and asset management firm.Sen. Warren’s Main Street Crusade to Pressure Clinton | Eleanor Clift | January 8, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
That apparently includes some members of the management of the airport itself and some air traffic controllers.Annoying Airport Delays Might Prevent You From Becoming the Next AirAsia 8501 | Clive Irving | January 6, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Ironically, the play deals with the ‘management’ of information by the Establishment.Harry’s Daddy, and Diana’s ‘Murder’: Royal Rumors In a New Play | Tom Sykes | January 4, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
If Christie was not a presidential aspirant with an anger-management problem, the episode might not even make the list.
The flight management computers include the navigation data programmed for every flight.Red Tape and Black Boxes: Why We Keep ‘Losing’ Airliners in 2014 | Clive Irving | December 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
With the management of these, however, the Earl of Pit Town did not trouble himself.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3) | Charles James Wills
Tobacco requires a great deal of skill and trouble in the right management of it.Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce | E. R. Billings.
Odd differences, reflecting differences of intelligence, show themselves in the management of this diagram of the human face.Children's Ways | James Sully
The financial condition of the applying bank or trust company and the general character of its management.Readings in Money and Banking | Chester Arthur Phillips
I could have wished my noble friend had been alive to have seen my management of this case.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2) | Charles Dickens
British Dictionary definitions for management
managers or employers collectively
the technique, practice, or science of managing, controlling or dealing with: anger management
the skilful or resourceful use of materials, time, etc
the specific treatment of a disease, disorder, etc
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Cultural definitions for management
The body of individuals who run major businesses, usually without owning them but often with the reward of stock options.
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