Definition of management in English:

management

Line breaks: man¦age|ment
Pronunciation: /ˈmanɪdʒm(ə)nt
 
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noun

[mass noun]
1The process of dealing with or controlling things or people: the management of the economy businesses were slow to adopt the key elements of environmental risk management
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  • It is becoming a model for environmental management and control.
  • It also now provides courses on environmental management, photography and painting.
  • But the impulses towards risk management and social control trump such wishes.
1.1 [treated as singular or plural] The people managing a company or organization, regarded collectively: management were extremely cooperative
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  • This group includes the top managements of leading hotels in Chonburi including Pattaya.
  • Recently, the Director of Matriculation Schools has sent letters to the managements to end the practice.
  • However, none of the printing press managements seem to have chosen to obey this directive.
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1.2The responsibility for and control of a company or organization: a successful career in management
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  • The course is run over a four week programme involving management and organisational skills.
  • The Commission was given direct management responsibility in a number of areas.
  • After all, management teams have clear responsibility for ensuring capital is effectively husbanded.
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1.3 Medicine & Psychiatry The treatment or control of diseases or disorders, or the care of patients who suffer them: long-term management of patients with cirrhosis
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  • The assay is likely to form a useful tool for clinicians involved with the care and management of patients who regularly use tobacco.
  • Preoperative management of patients with chronic kidney disease can be challenging.
  • Patient selection is important in the medical management of ectopic pregnancy.
2 archaic Trickery; deceit: if there has been any management in the business, it has been concealed from me

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