management

[ man-ij-muhnt ]
/ ˈmæn ɪdʒ mənt /

noun

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).

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Origin of management

First recorded in 1590–1600; manage + -ment

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British Dictionary definitions for management

management
/ (ˈmænɪdʒmənt) /

noun

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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Cultural definitions for management

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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