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1.
An ambiguous entity that typically occupies the upper floors of buildings belonging to corporations. Management creates policies, procedures, and various directives designed to stagnate a workforce’s creativity while simultaneously providing obstacles to the accomplishment of work.
Ted: Oh, my God! Now I have to fill out this stupid checklist and run it through QA before I can start the machine after shift changeover.

Ralph: That’s management for you.
by Kate Sjostrand February 19, 2008
 
2.
A major that, as a condition for acceptance, requires the applicant to be unskilled in any area of recognized professional expertise.
My dad didn't want to do any work, so he majored in management. It's company-sponsed welfare.
by Blake Martin January 21, 2004
 
3.
A medical condition - and the professional field opened upon contraction - which nullifies or in severe cases reverses the normal causative effects of gaining skill in an area as experience with that area also grows, as well as inverting the pay-to-productivity ratio.
Bob got management and within 6 months had forgotten everything he had learned in his 10 years as a developer. He can't write a line of code anymore, but now he makes twice as much as he did before!
by Adayin December 23, 2009
 
4.
The institution of watching without working, usually accompanied with a significantly higher salary.
Person 1: "Did anyone else notice the guy sleeping in the crew room earlier?"

Person 2: "No, man, he's with management."
by Drakeswarm October 29, 2010
 
5.
Telling employees that they really are not understaffed by using "numbers" when we all know that numbers can tell whatever story you wish to tell, truth and fallacy. Directing you to the REAL definition of "Management" which Merriam Webster does not agree.
Management: We crunched the numbers and you really don't need that many staff--how can you disagree with the numbers? Just because we had 6 people before, had added .5, and now have just doesn't mean you need that many!
by DeceitNeverWins October 24, 2010
 
6.
management is when resources (human and capital) are efficiently and effectively administered in a relative manner in order to achieve organisational objectives both disclosed and undisclosed.
the top management should be careful not to waste resources, they should really learn to manage!
by comfytee January 20, 2013
 
7.
A branch that requires the student to be extremely intelligent and teaches him to know everything about how a company works. Management is a complexed major where one must study economics, accounting, mathematics, marketing, law, etc.

- This guy had a Bachelor in Management.

- Wow, he must be really smart and rich !

by Billy0879 December 03, 2008