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, directionnoun

    the act of managing something

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

  2. managementnoun

    those in charge of running a business

Wiktionary

  1. managementnoun

    administration; the process or practice of managing.

  2. managementnoun

    The executives of an organisation, especially senior executives.

  3. managementnoun

    Judicious use of means to accomplish an end.

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Managementnoun

    Etymology: menagement, French.

    Mark with what management their tribes divide;
    Some stick to you, and some to t’other side. Dryden.

    An ill argument introduced with deference, will procure more credit than the profoundest science with a rough, insolent, and noisy management. John Locke, on Education.

    The wrong management of the earl of Godolphin was the only cause of the union. Jonathan Swift, Miscel.

    He had great managements with ecclesiasticks in the view of being advanced to the pontificate. Joseph Addison, on Italy.

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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  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

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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. Presiding Judge Jeong Jun-yeong:

    (Lee) has shown willingness for management with newly stronger compliance, as he as vowed to create a transparent company, despite some shortcomings... I hope that over time, it will be evaluated as a milestone in the history of Korean companies as a start of compliance ethics for a greater leap forward.

  2. Jonathan Simons:

    This area of active surveillance and management is a new form of oncology.

  3. Tess Thompson Talley:

    This is called conservation through game management.

  4. The FDA:

    The adverse events cannot with certainty be causally attributed to mifepristone because of concurrent use of other drugs, other medical or surgical treatments, co-existing medical conditions and information gaps about patient health status and clinical management of the patient.

  5. Pamela Keith:

    The problem is that nobody in management wants to own fixing this -- not the police, not the mayor and not the City Council.

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