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Meaning of “management” in the English Dictionary

"management" in British English

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managementnoun

uk   us   /ˈmæn.ɪdʒ.mənt/
B2 [U] the ​control and ​organization of something: The ​company has ​suffered from several ​years of ​bad management. There is a need for ​stricterfinancial management. a management ​trainingprogramme [C, + sing/pl verb] the ​group of ​peopleresponsible for ​controlling and ​organizing a ​company: Management has/have ​offeredstaff a three ​percentpayincrease.

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(Definition of management from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"management" in American English

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managementnoun [U]

 us   /ˈmæn·ɪdʒ·mənt/
the ​control and ​organization of something, esp. a ​business and ​its employees: He ​assumed management of a ​large real-estate ​company. Management is also the ​people in ​charge of a ​businessorganization: Negotiators ​tried all ​weekend to get ​labor and management back to the ​bargainingtable.
(Definition of management from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"management" in Business English

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managementnoun

uk   us   /ˈmænɪdʒmənt/
[U] MANAGEMENT, WORKPLACE the ​activity or ​job of being in ​charge of a ​company, ​organization, ​department, or ​team of ​employees: Environmental ​concerns are being ​integrated more and more into business management. He ​leaves the day-to-day management of the ​company to his daughter. corporate/​centralized/​strategic managementmanagement style/technique/strategy A ​top-down management ​style can make decision-making ​slow and ​inflexible.management framework/structure We shall be ​implementing a new management ​structure in ​order to ​deal with the ​changedsalesenvironment.good/bad/poor management Good management and ​creativeadvertising have seen ​profitmarginsdouble to 19%.
[S or U] MANAGEMENT, WORKPLACE the ​group of ​people who ​control a ​company or ​organization: An ​extraordinarygeneralmeeting has been called to ​try to ​force the company's management to ​reconsider the ​financialrestructuringproposals. Management is ​projectingearningsgrowth of at least 20% a ​year for the next three to five ​years. Changes within ​society have further emphasized the ​idea of ​collaboration between management and ​employees. Our management ​team prides itself on taking ​calculated, ​prudentrisks. The ​CEO will learn today whether he is to be ​sacked as ​part of a management ​shake-up.
[U] the ​activity of ​controlling something, or of using or ​dealing with something in a way that is ​effective: The management of our ​funds is ​entrusted to ​skilledprofessionals. The ​choice and management of ​resources are ​essential to the ​success of any ​company. They ​offered all their ​employees a ​course on ​stress management.
(Definition of management from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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