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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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CARDIFF seagulls are plotting their revenge on the council over "bin-gate".
Mr Evans, who runs Anglesey Hawking in Rhosgoch, said birds of prey can offer a humane deterrent to seagulls, pigeons and other nuisance birds.
The large number of seagulls in Rhyl has often been described as a problem by local traders in the town and birds of prey have been deployed in a bid to drive them from the town centre.
Seagulls can have a wing span of five feet and can swoop at speeds at 40 miles per hour.
Martus, of Inver- gordon, Easter Ross, was fined pounds 100 for the charge involving the seagull and pounds 200 for assaulting Mr Cormack.
Together with Microsoft, SEAGULL is helping organizations bring those mission-critical applications to the wired and wireless Web, consistent with Microsoft's recently announced '.
Why are these seagulls flourishing when so many other bird species are struggling?
Seagull Book and Deseret Book have begun discussions to explore options for addressing the differences that have existed between our two companies," said Jon Kofford, executive vice president of Seagull Book.
I read in the national press last week (Daily Telegraph, June 22) that council officers in Bath have smeared a number of rooftops with a gel that discourages seagulls from nesting.
Why, in the words of expert Peter Rock, is Cardiff "almost in the Premier League when it comes to its seagull population?
SEAGULL (AEX: SEAGULL), a provider of legacy application enhancement software technology, has announced that the company's Transidiom, WinJa and J Walk product lines will run on the Linux operating system on mainframe, iSeries and Intel platforms.
Norman), Seagull Island, Tate Lake and the Mattson Formation on or near the navigable Mackenzie and Liard Rivers in Northwest Territories, Canada.
CARDIFF'S seagull population could be the largest in the world, an expert has warned.
In June, a seagull that was under the rail suddenly flew off as the runners went by and narrowly missed hitting the Jim Best-trained Choreography and his rider Pat Dobbs.
AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Seagull Software today announces that, in light of the position of the Chief Financial Officer of the Company becoming redundant upon completion of Rocket Software's proposed acquisition of the shares of Seagull Holding N.