[man-ij-muh nt] /ˈmæn ɪdʒ mənt/
the act or manner of ; handling, direction, or control.
skill in ; executive ability:
great management and tact.
the person or persons controlling and directing the affairs of a business, institution, etc.:
The store is under new management.
executives collectively, considered as a class (distinguished from ).
the members of the executive or administration of an organization or business See also line management, middle management, top management
managers or employers collectively
the technique, practice, or science of managing, controlling or dealing with: anger management
the skilful or resourceful use of materials, time, etc
the specific treatment of a disease, disorder, etc
1590s, “act of managing,” from manage + -ment. Meaning “governing body” (originally of a theater) is from 1739.
The body of individuals who run major businesses, usually without owning them but often with the reward of stock options.
- Management buyout
noun 1. the purchase of a company by its managers, usually with outside backing from a bank or other institution MBO
- Management company
noun 1. a company that manages a unit trust noun a firm that specializes in organizing, administering, and managing a company, esp. a mutual fund or investment trust Examples The management company reports directly to the Board and all decisions are made by a majority vote of the Board of Directors.
- Management information base
networking (MIB) A database of managed objects acessed by network management protocols. An SNMP MIB is a set of parameters which an SNMP management station can query or set in the SNMP agent of a network device (e.g. router). SNMP has two standard MIBs. The first, MIB I, was established in RFC 1156, was defined […]
noun 1. a computerized information-processing system designed to support the activities and functions of company management. Abbreviation: MIS. noun 1. an arrangement of equipment and procedures, often computerized, that is designed to provide managers with information