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Management vs. Direction

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Managementnoun

Administration; The use of limited resources combined with forecasting, planning, leadership and execution skills to achieve predetermined specific goals.

Directionnoun

A theoretical line (physically or mentally) followed from a point of origin or towards a destination. May be relative (e.g. up, left, outbound, dorsal), geographical (e.g. north), rotational (e.g. clockwise), or with respect to an object or location (e.g. toward Boston).

‘Keep going in the same direction.’;

Managementnoun

(management) The executives of an organisation, especially senior executives.

Directionnoun

A general trend for future action.

Managementnoun

(uncountable) Judicious use of means to accomplish an end.

‘Excellent time management helped her succeed in all facets of her life.’;

Directionnoun

Guidance, instruction.

‘The trombonist looked to the bandleader for direction.’;

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Managementnoun

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.

Directionnoun

The work of the director in cinema or theater; the skill of directing a film, play etc.

‘The screenplay was good, but the direction was weak.’;

Managementnoun

Business dealing; negotiation; arrangement.

‘He had great managements with ecclesiastics.’;

Directionnoun

(dated) The body of persons who guide or manage a matter; the directorate.

Managementnoun

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 divideSome stick to you, and some to t'other side.’;

Directionnoun

(archaic) A person's address.

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Managementnoun

The collective body of those who manage or direct any enterprise or interest; the board of managers.

Directionnoun

The act of directing, of aiming, regulating, guiding, or ordering; guidance; management; superintendence; administration; as, the direction o public affairs or of a bank.

‘I do commit his youthTo your direction.’; ‘All nature is but art, unknown to thee;ll chance, direction, which thou canst not see.’;

Managementnoun

the act of managing something;

‘he was given overall management of the program’; ‘is the direction of the economy a function of government?’;

Directionnoun

That which is imposed by directing; a guiding or authoritative instruction; prescription; order; command; as, he grave directions to the servants.

‘The princes digged the well . . . by the direction of the law giver.’;

Managementnoun

those in charge of running a business

Directionnoun

The name and residence of a person to whom any thing is sent, written upon the thing sent; superscription; address; as, the direction of a letter.

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Managementnoun

the process of dealing with or controlling things or people

‘businesses were slow to adopt the key elements of environmental risk management’; ‘the management of the economy’;

Directionnoun

The line or course upon which anything is moving or aimed to move, or in which anything is lying or pointing; aim; line or point of tendency; direct line or course; as, the ship sailed in a southeasterly direction.

Managementnoun

the people managing a company or organization, regarded collectively

‘management were extremely cooperative’;

Directionnoun

The body of managers of a corporation or enterprise; board of directors.

Managementnoun

the responsibility for and control of a company or organization

‘a successful career in management’;

Directionnoun

The pointing of a piece with reference to an imaginary vertical axis; - distinguished from elevation. The direction is given when the plane of sight passes through the object.

Managementnoun

the treatment or control of diseases or disorders, or the care of patients who suffer them

‘long-term management of patients with cirrhosis’;

Directionnoun

a line leading to a place or point;

‘he looked the other direction’; ‘didn't know the way home’;

Managementnoun

trickery; deceit

‘if there has been any management in the business, it has been concealed from me’;

Directionnoun

the spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves;

‘he checked the direction and velocity of the wind’;

Management

Management (or managing) is the administration of an organization, whether it is a business, a non-profit organization, or a government body. Management includes the activities of setting the strategy of an organization and coordinating the efforts of its employees (or of volunteers) to accomplish its objectives through the application of available resources, such as financial, natural, technological, and human resources.

Directionnoun

a general course along which something has a tendency to develop;

‘I couldn't follow the direction of his thoughts’; ‘his ideals determined the direction of his career’; ‘they proposed a new direction for the firm’;

Directionnoun

something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action

Directionnoun

the act of managing something;

‘he was given overall management of the program’; ‘is the direction of the economy a function of government?’;

Directionnoun

a message describing how something is to be done;

‘he gave directions faster than she could follow them’;

Directionnoun

the act of setting and holding a course;

‘a new council was installed under the direction of the king’;

Directionnoun

a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something;

‘the judge's charge to the jury’;

Directionnoun

the concentration of attention or energy on something;

‘the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology’; ‘he had no direction in his life’;

Directionnoun

a course along which someone or something moves

‘she set off in the opposite direction’; ‘he had a terrible sense of direction’;

Directionnoun

the course which must be taken in order to reach a destination

‘the village is over the moors in a northerly direction’;

Directionnoun

a point to or from which a person or thing moves or faces

‘a house with views in all directions’;

Directionnoun

a general way in which someone or something is developing; a trend or tendency

‘new directions in painting and architecture’; ‘any dialogue between them is a step in the right direction’;

Directionnoun

general aim or purpose

‘the campaign's lack of direction’;

Directionnoun

the management or guidance of someone or something

‘under his direction, the college has developed an international reputation’;

Directionnoun

the work of directing the actors and other staff in a film, play, or other production.

Directionnoun

instructions on how to reach a destination or about how to do something

‘Preston gave him directions to a restaurant not far from the studio’;

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