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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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Department heads may spend from their DDA with virtually no approval needed, assuming general guidelines are met, on such nonrecurring expenditures as travel, amenities, tuition reimbursement, suggestion awards, performance rewards, overtime, and professional service contracts.
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Once every three months I had my department heads serve lunch to their workers and give out certificates of appreciation.
Physicians rated their specialty department heads "most qualified" to evaluate all aspects of their practice.
Creamer also argued that a vast majority of the work is being done by the department heads because the interim town administrator is currently working three days a week.
Board members set up their guidelines for department heads as they announced dates for their annual meetings to discuss the upcoming budget.
He also pledged to summon every department head with business before the council to every meeting it holds.
According to Elvin Stepp, professor and department head of the ECET department, Taqua's iX7000 will be used to provide students with hands-on training and prepare them for telecommunications engineering positions.
The mayor-elect also said he will send a letter asking each department head for a status report on operations.
No need to purchase dedicated workstations -- the front receptionist, a department head, a security guard, or the Human Resource Manager can access web.
He brings a capacity just of taking on any project that's given to him, which is what you want in a department head, someone who can be flexible and responsible on a number of different projects,'' Flad said.

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