Definitions for: Management

[n] the act of managing something; "he was given overall management of the program"; "is the direction of the economy a function of government?"
[n] those in charge of running a business

Webster (1913) Definition: Man"age*ment, n. [From Manage, v.]
1. 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.
``The management of the voice.'' --E. Porter.

2. Business dealing; negotiation; arrangement.

He had great managements with ecclesiastics.

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

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

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

Syn: Conduct; administration; government; direction;
guidance; care; charge; contrivance; intrigue.

Synonyms: direction

See Also: administration, administration, authorisation, authorization, board of directors, brass, canalisation, canalization, channelisation, channelization, conducting, database management, directorate, disenfranchisement, disposal, empowerment, establishment, finance, governance, governing body, guidance, handling, homemaking, house, misconduct, mismanagement, organisation, organization, oversight, social control, steering, superintendence, supervising, supervision, treatment

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