American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The act, manner, or practice of managing; handling, supervision, or control: management of a crisis; management of factory workers.
- n. The person or persons who control or direct a business or other enterprise.
- n. Skill in managing; executive ability.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of managing physically; handling; manipulation; physical or manual control or guidance: as, the management of a horse in riding; the management of a gun.
- n. The act of managing by direction or regulation; intellectual control; conduct; administration; as, the management of a family, or of a theater; a board of management.
- n. Manner of managing; use of artifice, contrivance, skill, or prudence in doing anything.
- n. Negotiation; transaction; dealing.
- n. Collectively, the body of directors or managers of any undertaking, concern, or interets; a board of directors of managers. Synonyms 1. and 2. Government, direction, guidance, disposal, care, charge, control, superintendence.
- n. uncountable, management administration; the process or practice of managing.
- n. management The executives of an organisation, especially senior executives.
- n. uncountable Judicious use of means to accomplish an end.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act or art of managing; the manner of treating, directing, carrying on, or using, for a purpose; conduct; administration; guidance; control.
- n. Business dealing; negotiation; arrangement.
- n. Judicious use of means to accomplish an end; conduct directed by art or address; skillful treatment; cunning practice; -- often in a bad sense.
- n. The collective body of those who manage or direct any enterprise or interest; the board of managers.
- n. the act of managing something
- n. those in charge of running a business
- From manage + -ment (Wiktionary)
“It is important to make some clear distinction on what is meant by management in community management.”
“CB Richard Ellis Investors is a global real estate investment management firm with approximately $43.7 billion in assets under management* as of June 30, 2008.”
“I call that great service and it was fantastic food, but obviously, the train management is not entitled to take any bows.”
“By associating planning with free will, it becomes synonymous again with popular uses of the word management and so loses distinctive meaning.”
“While the term management is a useful one and is used in this section title, perhaps an even more appropriate term is navigation.”
“The terms management chain puts two nouns next to each other, why not use the term management?”
“People always ask me if I would go into management - oh, coaching (he laughed, realising the term management was foreign to his audience) - and I always answer I'd never do that.”
“Several investors castigated what they called management blunders at the meeting.”
“It's why Peter Drucker quipped, "Most of what we call management consists of making it difficult for people to do their jobs.”
“This research, aggregating results from the past four years, shows that strong organizational performance is really fueled not by isolated interventions but by a combination of three or four carefully selected complementary ones--what we call management "practices.”
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