Define: Management

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Definition: Management

Quick Summary of Management

Collective term for those persons responsible for the day-to-day running of a business.

What is the dictionary definition of Management?

Dictionary Definition

  1. uncountable, management Administration; the process or practice of managing.
  2. management The executives of an organisation, especially senior executives.
  3. uncountable Judicious use of means to accomplish an end.


Synonyms For Management

leadership, administration, direction, managing, control

Cite Term

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Page URL
Modern Language Association (MLA):
Management. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. February 26, 2020
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Management. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: February 26, 2020).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Management. Retrieved February 26, 2020, from website:

Definition Sources

Definitions for Management are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 23rd December 2018.