What does management mean?

Definitions for management
ˈmæn ɪdʒ məntman·age·ment

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word management.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. management, direction(noun)

    the act of managing something

    "he was given overall management of the program"; "is the direction of the economy a function of government?"

  2. management(noun)

    those in charge of running a business

Wiktionary

  1. management(Noun)

    administration; the process or practice of managing.

  2. management(Noun)

    The executives of an organisation, especially senior executives.

  3. management(Noun)

    Judicious use of means to accomplish an end.

    Excellent time management helped her succeed in all facets of her life.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Management

    the act or art of managing; the manner of treating, directing, carrying on, or using, for a purpose; conduct; administration; guidance; control; as, the management of a family or of a farm; the management of state affairs

  2. Management

    business dealing; negotiation; arrangement

  3. Management

    judicious use of means to accomplish an end; conduct directed by art or address; skillful treatment; cunning practice; -- often in a bad sense

  4. Management

    the collective body of those who manage or direct any enterprise or interest; the board of managers

Freebase

  1. Management

    Management in all business and organizational activities is the act of coordinating the efforts of people to accomplish desired goals and objectives using available resources efficiently and effectively. Management comprises planning, organizing, staffing, leading or directing, and controlling an organization or effort for the purpose of accomplishing a goal. Resourcing encompasses the deployment and manipulation of human resources, financial resources, technological resources, and natural resources. Since organizations can be viewed as systems, management can also be defined as human action, including design, to facilitate the production of useful outcomes from a system. This view opens the opportunity to 'manage' oneself, a prerequisite to attempting to manage others.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. management

    1. Corporate power elites distinguished primarily by their distance from actual productive work and their chronic failure to manage (see also suit). Spoken derisively, as in “Management decided that ...”. 2. Mythically, a vast bureaucracy responsible for all the world's minor irritations. Hackers' satirical public notices are often signed ‘The Mgt’; this derives from the Illuminatus novels (see the Bibliography in Appendix C).

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. management

    The consequence management activities for all deliberate and inadvertent releases of chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and high-yield explosives that are undertaken when directed or authorized by the President. Also called CBRNE CM.

Editors Contribution

  1. management

    The effective, efficient and prudent plan, use and direction to manage resources.

    The management team worked very efficiently.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 13, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'management' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #412

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'management' in Written Corpus Frequency: #808

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'management' in Nouns Frequency: #155

How to pronounce management?

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How to say management in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of management in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of management in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of management in a Sentence

  1. Susan Davis:

    Most of the recommendations regarding management of postmenopausal women apply to women less than 60 years old, so we specifically wanted to determine the prevalence of symptoms in women aged 60 to 65 years.

  2. Bambang Susigit:

    What they request is compensation (more payment) from management because they had worked, while others who joined the union didn't work at the previous demonstration but still got paid. So they request for fairness.

  3. Sunil Cutinho:

    We are sizing the default waterfall funds on a daily basis based on a test that combines the stresses of the 2008 crisis, the 1987 stock market crash, the failure of Long-Term Capital Management, and all of these other major events - together - and then making sure there is still enough pre-paid capital to withstand the failure of the two largest clearing members in that scenario.

  4. Ed Bostock:

    GE Capital is one of the most respected providers of consumer finance in Australasia, they are led by a strong management team with an outstanding track record of partnering with the leading retailers.

  5. Judith Ganes-Chase:

    There are a lot of people who delayed purchasing when prices were high. They're going to look to take advantage of the lower prices. That's going to help improve grind, it has nothing to do with how much chocolate is being sold on the retail level. This is more about inventory management and trying to lock in lower price levels for manufacturers, bakeries or confectionery manufacturers.

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