management

Definitions

  • "She managed to drag her on shore."
    "She managed to drag her on shore."
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n management the act of managing something "he was given overall management of the program","is the direction of the economy a function of government?"
    • n management those in charge of running a business
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THE TRIANGULAR DUEL OF THE OPERATIC MANAGERS THE TRIANGULAR DUEL OF THE OPERATIC MANAGERS
Letter from General Rodriguez to the Ford manager in Mexico City Letter from General Rodriguez to the Ford manager in Mexico City

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In 75% of American households, women manage the money and pay the bills
    • Management Business dealing; negotiation; arrangement. "He had great managements with ecclesiastics."
    • Management 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."
    • Management 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 a business enterprise; the management of state affairs. "The management of the voice."
    • Management The collective body of those who manage or direct any enterprise or interest; the board of managers.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Jupiter has the shortest day of all the planets. Although it has a circumference of 280,000 miles compared with Earth's 25,000 Jupiter manages to make one turn in 9 hours and 55 minutes.
    • n management The act of managing physically; handling; manipulation; physical or manual control or guidance: as, the management of a horse in riding; the management of a gun.
    • n management The act of managing by direction or regulation; intellectual control; conduct; administration; as, the management of a family, or of a theater; a board of management.
    • n management Manner of managing; use of artifice, contrivance, skill, or prudence in doing anything.
    • n management Negotiation; transaction; dealing.
    • n management Collectively, the body of directors or managers of any undertaking, concern, or interets; a board of directors of managers. Synonyms 1. and 2. Government, direction, guidance, disposal, care, charge, control, superintendence.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: On average women say 7,000 words per day. Men manage just over 2000.
    • ns Management art or act of managing: manner of directing or of using anything: administration: skilful treatment: a body of managers
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Quotations

  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “If you want to manage somebody, manage yourself. Do that well and you'll be ready to stop managing. And start leading.”
  • Sparky Anderson
    Sparky Anderson
    “No manager ever won no ballgames.”
  • Larry Eisenberg
    Larry Eisenberg
    “For peace of mind, we need to resign as general manager of the universe.”
  • Robert H. Schuller
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    “When you can't solve the problem, manage it.”
  • Richard Tangye
    Richard Tangye
    “During a very busy life I have often been asked, How did you manage to do it all? The answer is very simple. It is because I did everything promptly.”
  • Plutarch
    Plutarch
    “Nothing is harder to direct than a man in prosperity; nothing more easily managed than one in adversity.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
From Manage (v.)
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. manége, the managing of a horse—It. maneggio—L. manus, the hand.

Usage

In literature:

Merlin, and was amazed at the refusal of her manager to permit her absence from the theatre on a benefit-night.
"Great Singers, Second Series" by George T. Ferris
Uncle Lauder also lent his aid and advice, managing all the details for us, and on the 17th day of May, 1848, we left Dunfermline.
"Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie" by Andrew Carnegie
So Mrs. Liddell again roused herself, and managed to furnish very scantily the little home where Katherine sat thinking.
"A Crooked Path" by Mrs. Alexander
If you want to get one to yourself, how do you manage it?
"Phineas Redux" by Anthony Trollope
You know better than any one how I managed to hurt my hand so badly.
"The Swindler and Other Stories" by Ethel M. Dell
The leading principles, to which Phelps strictly adhered throughout his career of management, call for most careful consideration.
"Shakespeare and the Modern Stage" by Sir Sidney Lee
It was under the management of Mr. Edwin Wignall, who had been sub-manager at the District.
"Personal Recollections of Birmingham and Birmingham Men" by E. Edwards
She had sought an interview with the manager, seeking a chance to "get on the boards," and Mr. DeVere admired her greatly.
"The Moving Picture Girls" by Laura Lee Hope
On them, however, I managed to get, thanks to a tradesman with whom I had often dealt, who was in command.
"Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris" by Henry Labouchère
I'd bake the cakes and manage the refreshment stall!
"A Houseful of Girls" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
I managed, however, to secure its beak, and we carried it in safety to the hut.
"On the Banks of the Amazon" by W.H.G. Kingston
Could any human being ever manage to gain the wreck from that tossing boat?
"In the Eastern Seas" by W.H.G. Kingston
Two kinds of management.
"The Teacher" by Jacob Abbott
I finally managed to say that I enjoyed whist.
"My Life" by Josiah Flynt
A stage manager is the man who does the thinking for actors.
"The Footlights Fore and Aft" by Channing Pollock
Pray, how did he manage to do that?
"The Datchet Diamonds" by Richard Marsh
She managed, by prompt and clever measures, to keep off Mrs. Roberts till I had had my breakfast, and risen and been dressed.
"Rutledge" by Miriam Coles Harris
The case is locked; the key is in possession of the manager of the Aquarium.
"The Twickenham Peerage" by Richard Marsh
The fact that the Alsea Indians have always been easily managed has been to their disadvantage in securing Government aid.
"Wigwam and War-path; Or the Royal Chief in Chains" by A. B. (Alfred Benjamin) Meacham
He'd make a good manager.
"Batting to Win" by Lester Chadwick
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In poetry:

Go now to Bethlehem, behold the Babe—
Though Lord of all, He's in a manager laid!
Among the horned cattle there you'll find
The Prince of Peace, the Saviour of mankind.
"The Nativity" by Mary Weston Fordham
We managed. No need for the heroic.
There were the usual celebrations, the usual sorrows.
I don't remember all the particulars.
Across the fence, the neighbors were our chorus.
"Pantoum Of The Great Depression" by Donald Justice
AS o'er their wine one day, three gossips sat,
Discoursing various pranks in pleasant chat,
Each had a loving friend, and two of these
Most clearly managed matters at their ease.
"The Three Gossips' Wager" by Jean de La Fontaine
"You are old," said the youth, "and your jaws are too weak
For anything tougher than suet;
Yet you finished the goose, with the bones and the beak —
Pray, how did you manage to do it?"
"Father William" by Lewis Carroll
Noo Sandie, wha aye thro' his hale wedded life
Had stude in some fear o' his managing wife,
Gaed a' to the bad; an' he swill'd an' he drank,
Till sune in the grave o' the drunkard he sank.
"Sketches of Village Character In Days "O' Langsyne"" by Janet Hamilton
PRECISELY. I see it. You all want to say
That a tear is too sad and a laugh is too gay;
You could stand a faint smile, you could manage a sigh,
But you value your ribs, and you don't want to cry.
"The Smiling Listener" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

Given how far companies' valuations have sunk, you'd think we'd see a flood of managers taking control of businesses through management buyouts.
TORRANCE, Calif.—AMAG Technology, a security management solution provider that offers converged access control, IP video and intrusion management, on July 20 announced the hiring of Glenn Crim as its newest sales engineer.
I managed to pull off what I'm calling the biggest trade this great city has seen since Brian Burke managed to get both of the Sedin twins in the 1999 NHL Draft.
Knowing the mechanics of managing a team is secondary to the character attributes a manager displays daily.
"Source-to-sale" offering integrates supply chain management, warehouse and order management capabilities.
Director Catherine Hardwicke has signed with Manage- ment , the Westwood-based management firm.
The Data Manager oversees the quality and timeliness of all data management activities for a study or program.
Tigers manager Jim Leyland, left, and Athletics manager Bob Melvin tip their caps during introductions in Detroit before Game 1 of the ALDS Saturday.
SEATTLE – WatchGuard ® Technologies, a global leader in manageable business security solutions, today announced enhancements to its WatchGuard Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) program.
SEATTLE – WatchGuard® Technologies, a global leader in manageable business security solutions, today announced enhancements to its WatchGuard Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) program.
After being laid off as a high-level manager at an automotive parts supplier in 2000, he was offered a six-figure management position at a similar company.
Robert Pierce, president, Nu-Calgon Wholesalers Inc. Sue Sinclair, vice president of inventory management, Gustave A Larson Co. Glenn Cooper, sales manager, Armacell LLC.
IBM introduces the IBM Case Manager, a new tool for managing unstructured content.
Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management is a provider of comprehensive wealth management and investment services for individuals and businesses globally.
Keith Carpentier is senior business development manager at Tensator, a leader in queue management in queue management and customer journey solutions.
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In science:

But if the geometrical approach managed to reduce the number of integrals from 496 cumbersome ones in original solution by M.
Random triangle problem: geometrical approach
Current identity management systems do not make it easy for users to manage such different roles (although, to be fair, exceptions exist ).
The Identity Crisis. Security, Privacy and Usability Issues in Identity Management
Identity management not only comprises identification and authentication, but also access management and user profile management.
The Identity Crisis. Security, Privacy and Usability Issues in Identity Management
If we can manage to break supersymmetry in this field theory limit, then moduli stabilization will generically manage itself.
Searching for the Standard Model in the String Landscape : SUSY GUTs
The same window can be used to manage constraint assertions; in particular, by clicking on Manage Constraint Assert of the popup menu, a window appears that allows the user to set/edit constraints (see fig. 4d).
Unit Testing in ASPIDE
OMA Device Management Protocol OMA is a large organization of mobile phone manufacturers, which is responsible for managing standards for portable equipment.
Deployment of software components: Application to Wireless System
Management Agent: XML parser (DOM) enables the creation; modification and removal of elements of the configuration file (Tree Management). (cid:131) Download Macanisme : FTP OBEX. (cid:131) OBEX/Bluetooth : Transport Layer.
Deployment of software components: Application to Wireless System
Nokia. Oma device management ddf for application management version 1.1.
Deployment of software components: Application to Wireless System
The generic OS kernel code implements services for task management, resource management, interrupt handling, and event/counter/alarm management, providing corresponding APIs.
Property-based Code Slicing for Efficient Verification of OSEK/VDX Operating Systems
The simulator includes task model, task scheduler, event management, and resource management.
Property-based Code Slicing for Efficient Verification of OSEK/VDX Operating Systems
German) Der Manager h¨alt den Vortrag. (German) *Der Manager h¨alt.
TSNLP - Test Suites for Natural Language Processing
Thus LFG already incorporates a number of mechanisms which can be seen as performing resource management. R-LFG attempts to describe all syntactic relationships in terms of such resource management.
Features as Resources in R-LFG
SOSAGEs will therefore solve a given problem by breaking it down to smaller, more manageable pieces. Each SOSAGE or group of SOSAGEs will become specialized in managing parts of the interactions in this hyper-structure, the result of which would be the solution.
The Self-Organizing Symbiotic Agent
Moreover, it is not clear the kind of conditions (e.g. regularity in and manageability in ) required on those multiplicative unitaries (e.g. the tensor product of a regular multiplicative unitary with a manageable one may not be regular nor manageable any more).
Duality of Hopf $C^*$-algebras
The Program and Management Plans: This describes our plan for carrying out the NUSEL-Homestake project, including roles, responsibilities, and methods for accomplishing our goals. Pending guidance from the NSF, we present a possible management scheme.
Reference Design Project Book: NUSEL-Homestake
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