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see industrial managementindustrial management,
term applied to highly organized modern methods of carrying on industrial, especially manufacturing, operations. The Rise of Factories
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management

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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 ...".

management

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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.
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There was a constant disrespecting and belittling of staff and we both felt there was a lack of knowledge from ownership and upper management in running a newsroom to the extent that I was not allowed to structure and direct them professionally," (http://bangordailynews.
It is also important to manage the other stakeholders, of which there are many: upper management, the end users, vendors, other offices/organizations--in fact, anyone who has a stake in your project.
However, I continue to be encouraged each time a corporate diversity division is empowered by upper management to reject the status quo and award contracts and project assignments to minority or women-owned businesses.
This early guess of project cost then gets passed to upper management and incorporated into budgets or long-term planning as the actual cost of the project.
So says The Strickland Group, whose primary practice revolves around coaching top performers in upper management in a wide variety of industries, nonprofits and countries.
The article, "Improving Delegation: When 'Just Do It' Just Won't Do It," in the November 2004 issue of CM, was very interesting and informative, but I find that the biggest pit-fall my upper management has relative to delegation is that they wait too long to delegate.
However, the statement that the upper management of the Homeland Security Department's Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services (BCIS) would have been fired for poor performance had BCIS been a public company is a myth in itself.
Managing CI strategically is critical if that information is to be truly useful to an organization's upper management and decision-makers.
To reach upper management, many shareholders rely on a tool available only to those who have owned at least $2,000 worth of company stock for a year or more: the shareholder resolution.
Usually, says Finkelstein, upper management has made some terrible mistake, despite having first-rate professionals in the executive suite.
We renewed our directors and officers insurance policy, and one of the truly blessed things that I had was upper management took a distinct interest in that, for obvious reasons.
While there was no financial guarantees for the true workforce, upper management could still afford the luxury of foreign holidays