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.

(01 Feb 1995)

The technique or practice of managing or controlling the use of physical and human resources.

Every member of a (good) organisation is encouraged to take part in some way in the management of their employing organisation. As individuals become more involved, they must take responsibility for what they do and furthermore, should be more quality conscious.

See: governance

(14 Jan 2009)