Definition of management noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈmænɪdʒmənt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈmænɪdʒmənt//
    Running a business
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  1. 1  [uncountable] the act of running and controlling a business or similar organization a career in management hotel/project management a management training course The report blames bad management. The company's top-down management style made decision-making slow and inflexible. He is one of the highest paid management gurus in the world. See related entries: Running a business
  2. 2  [countable + singular or plural verb, uncountable] the people who run and control a business or similar organization The management is/are considering closing the factory. The shop is now under new management. junior/middle/senior management a management decision/job My role is to act as a mediator between employees and management. Most managements are keen to avoid strikes. See related entries: Running a business
  3. 3  [uncountable] the act or skill of dealing with people or situations in a successful way classroom management time management (= the way in which you organize how you spend your time) management of staff Diet plays an important role in the management of heart disease.
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