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.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.