Meaning of “self-directed” in the English Dictionary

"self-directed" in Business English

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uk us

HR, WORKPLACE, MANAGEMENT making your own decisions and organizing your own work rather than being told what to do by managers, teachers, etc.:

self-directed teams/work
Structured opportunities help students become more self-directed.

US FINANCE →  self-invested :

a self-directed retirement plan/IRA

(Definition of “self-directed” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)