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Definition of Management


  1. The act or art of managing; the manner of treating, directing, carrying on, or using, for a purpose; conduct; administration; guidance; control; as, the management of a family or of a farm; the management of state affairs.
  2. Business dealing; negotiation; arrangement.
  3. Judicious use of means to accomplish an end; conduct directed by art or address; skillful treatment; cunning practice; -- often in a bad sense.
  4. The collective body of those who manage or direct any enterprise or interest; the board of managers.

Management Quotations

Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things. - Peter Drucker
Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.
Peter Drucker

Being in control of your life and having realistic expectations about your day-to-day challenges are the keys to stress management, which is perhaps the most important ingredient to living a happy, healthy and rewarding life.
Marilu Henner

Good management is the art of making problems so interesting and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants to get to work and deal with them.
Paul Hawken

My mom worked at McDonald's, and she decided she wanted to make more money, so she got into the management program at McDonald's. And that's how you move up the chain. It's not by demanding that minimum wage is raised; it's by actually acquiring the skills. That's the way that people get ahead in life.
Raul Labrador

Success in management requires learning as fast as the world is changing.
Warren Bennis
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Management Translations

management in Afrikaans is beheer, administrasie, kontrole
management in Dutch is administratiekantoor
management in German is Leitung, Handhabung, Verwaltung
management in Italian is maneggio, direzione, economato
management in Latin is discessio, cura, procuratio
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