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crisis management

The actions undertaken to address or defuse a distressing situation affecting an organization or the public at large. The entire staff had been trained in crisis management, which saved many lives during the shooting. After we learned that another child had been seriously injured by one of our toys, crisis management became a top priority for the company.
See also: crisis, management

project management

In business, the process of organizing, planning, and executing a particular project. You can take all the training seminars you want, but at the end of the day, project management is the art of getting things done with whatever resources you have.
See also: management, project

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 they have little other knowledge about said matter and only cause more problems as a result of their 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

talent management

The area of a business that focuses on retaining current employees and hiring new, exemplary candidates. Talent management is a crucial part of any successful business.
See also: management, talent
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