verb (used with or without object), mis·man·aged, mis·man·ag·ing.
Origin of mismanage
Examples from the Web for mismanagement
It was a mismanagement situation that led to me not acting for 10 months.Natalie Dormer Talks ‘Hunger Games,’ Feminism, and Why ‘Game of Thrones’ Needs More Dick|Marlow Stern|November 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some have been a result of mismanagement; others, simply horrible coincidences.Turkey's Tragedy and History's Worst Mining Accidents|Emily Shire|May 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Nor will Hillary repeat the tactical blunders, disarray and mismanagement of her previous presidential effort.Yes, Pundits, Hillary Has the 2016 Nomination in the Bag|Robert Shrum|February 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And Arnold, a former supporter of Christie, said his gross misjudgment and mismanagement in Bridgegate has turned her.Better Call Rosemarie! Meet the Lawyer Suing Christie Over Bridgegate|Olivia Nuzzi|January 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yes, both were problems of mismanagement, incompetence, neglect, and disinterest.No, the Rollout of HealthCare.gov Is Nothing Like Hurricane Katrina|Jamelle Bouie|November 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Hence one man's mismanagement has caused the nation to suffer miserably.China and the Manchus|Herbert Allen Giles
The care is altogether too much, and the mismanagement of the place makes it intolerable.Woman in Prison|Caroline H. Woods
Care, therefore, should be taken to prevent fraud and mismanagement.
"That was entirely her own mismanagement—" began the hard tones.Back To Billabong|Mary Grant Bruce
This failure was attributable to the mismanagement and inefficiency of the fleet.History of the Colony and Ancient Dominion of Virginia|Charles Campbell