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[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.


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