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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.

Full Definition of Management

Management is the discipline of running organisations or businesses.

  1. The group of individuals who make decisions about how a business is run.
  2. The initiation and maintenance of an investment portfolio.

Examples of Management in a sentence

I didn’t like the higher-level management because they were arrogant and did not know what was best for the team.

When my company lost a lot of money investing in hydroponic mushroom farms in Djibouti, I could not believe what fools we had in management.

If you want to cause any significant change in the organization, you must speak with and convince the management, as only they have power to enact true change.

Synonyms For Management


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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Management. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd.
January 26, 2022
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Management. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: January 26, 2022).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Management. Retrieved January 26, 2022
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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

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