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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Management  \Man"age*ment\,  n.  [From  {Manage},  v.] 
  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. 
  ``The  management  of  the  voice.''  --E.  Porter. 
 
  2.  Business  dealing;  negotiation;  arrangement. 
 
  He  had  great  managements  with  ecclesiastics. 
  --Addison. 
 
  3.  Judicious  use  of  means  to  accomplish  an  end  conduct 
  directed  by  art  or  address;  skillful  treatment;  cunning 
  practice;  --  often  in  a  bad  sense 
 
  Mark  with  what  management  their  tribes  divide  Some 
  stick  to  you  and  some  to  t'other  side  --Dryden. 
 
  4.  The  collective  body  of  those  who  manage  or  direct  any 
  enterprise  or  interest;  the  board  of  managers. 
 
  Syn:  Conduct;  administration;  government;  direction; 
  guidance;  care  charge;  contrivance;  intrigue. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  management 
  n  1:  the  act  of  managing  something  "he  was  given  overall 
  management  of  the  program";  "is  the  direction  of  the 
  economy  a  function  of  government?"  [syn:  {direction},  {managing}] 
  2:  those  in  charge  of  running  a  business 
 
  From  Jargon  File  (4.2.3,  23  NOV  2000)  [jargon]: 
 
  management  n.  1.  Corporate  power  elites  distinguished 
  primarily  by  their  distance  from  actual  productive  work  and  their 
  chronic  failure  to  manage  (see  also  {suit}).  Spoken  derisively,  as  in 
  "_Management_  decided  that  ...".  2.  Mythically,  a  vast  bureaucracy 
  responsible  for  all  the  world's  minor  irritations.  Hackers'  satirical 
  public  notices  are  often  signed  `The  Mgt';  this  derives  from  the 
  Illuminatus"  novels  (see  the  {Bibliography}  in  Appendix  C). 
 
 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  management 
 
  1.  Corporate  power  elites  distinguished  primarily  by  their 
  distance  from  actual  productive  work  and  their  chronic  failure 
  to  manage  (see  also  {suit}).  Spoken  derisively,  as  in 
  "*Management*  decided  that  ...". 
 
  2.  Mythically,  a  vast  bureaucracy  responsible  for  all  the 
  world's  minor  irritations.  Hackers'  satirical  public  notices 
  are  often  signed  "The  Mgt";  this  derives  from  the 
  "Illuminatus!"  novels. 
 
  [{Jargon  File}] 
 
  (1995-02-28) 
 
 




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