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seagull approach

business slang A management style or approach in which the manager only becomes involved in a matter when a problem is perceived to have arisen, especially when he or she has little other knowledge about said matter and only causes more problems as a result of his or her involvement. I'm sick of this new boss's seagull approach. If he would just let us get on with our work instead of swooping in every time there's a hiccup, we'd nearly be finished by now!
See also: approach, seagull

seagull management

business slang A management style or approach in which the manager only becomes involved in a matter when a problem is perceived to have arisen, especially when he or she has little other knowledge about said matter and only causes more problems as a result of his or her involvement. I'm sick of this new boss's seagull management. If he would just let us get on with our work instead of swooping in every time there's a hiccup, we'd nearly be finished by now!
See also: management, seagull

seagull manager

business slang A manager who only becomes involved in a matter when a problem is perceived to have arisen, especially when he or she has little other knowledge about said matter and only causes more problems as a result of his or her involvement. I'm sick of this new seagull manager. If he would just let us get on with our work instead of swooping in every time there's a hiccup, we'd nearly be finished by now!
See also: seagull
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Falcons are frequently employed to protect sports arenas and public buildings against the ravages of seagulls and pigeons, but Arkell does not consider this form of bird control practicable.
I'd eaten half of my honey and peri-peri chicken and went to drink some wine when an adult seagull grabbed the chicken from my plate.
After the workmen found the seagulls, which are known to be aggressive during mating season, Eric called in pest control experts Pestokill to try and get rid of them.
It may not solve the problem completely, but if you tackle Cardiff's litter problem, you may be on the way to reducing the seagull population.
Replacing open top street bins with sealed containers that make it more difficult for seagulls to access would be one solution, along with encouraging people to be more responsible for their actions in disposing of unwanted food.
Headlines have included "Seagull terror: lock up your babies" and "Psycho seagulls keep out illegals".
I would only have to walk around the town with a bird on my glove and the seagulls would fly away," he said.
Last summer, a seagull was shot with a crossbow in Rhyl, which the RSPCA said was "highly disturbing".
Using the advanced features and tools of ESKADENIAA CMS, Seagulls website has been designed and built to be an independent application that can be fully managed and developed on-site by Seagulls non-technical users, taking their website into a new dynamic environment of control.
RSPCA inspectors received a call on Friday, May 9, about the dead bodies of two seagulls found close to the Bay Horse Inn in Whitby.
The environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy, has warned that seagulls, which are a nuisance in costal towns, could become a major public health problem in Birmingham if people continue to drop food.
Iain Turner, of Network Pest Control, said: "Rats are a bigger problem in this country but seagulls are coming up fast.
Japan's Haneda Airport was forced to close three times in one day due to a flock of seagulls.
PEOPLE who feed seagulls in Gwynedd will soon face fines of up to pounds 50.