Meaning of MANAGEMENT in English


man ‧ age ‧ ment S1 W1 /ˈmænɪdʒmənt/ BrE AmE noun

[ Word Family: noun : ↑ management , ↑ manager , ↑ manageability , ↑ manageress ; adjective : ↑ manageable ≠ ↑ unmanageable , ↑ managerial ; verb : ↑ manage ]

1 . [uncountable] the activity of controlling and organizing the work that a company or organization does

good/bad management

good management and co-operation with staff

a lack of management skills

a management consultant

management training courses

2 . [ singular, U also + plural verb British English ] the people who are in charge of a company or organization:

The management has agreed to the policy.

The shareholders demanded a change in management.

management decisions

The factory is under new management.

senior/top management

It is difficult to retain top management.

a member of the senior management team

middle management (=the people in charge of small groups within an organization)

3 . [uncountable] the way that people control and organize different situations that happen in their lives or their work

management of

careful management of the economy

traffic management

The successful applicant will have experience in project management.

courses in time management

crisis management (=when you deal with an unusually difficult or dangerous situation)

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.