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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 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 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 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

seagull manager

business slang A manager who 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 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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Because on Monday night the air was swarming even more than usual with seagulls circling above the capital.
One complainant urged the council to deliver leaflets to help people bird-proof their homes while another simply asked: "Can something be done about the number of seagulls in the borough?"
No one seems to know if seagulls have the capacity to harbour thoughts of revenge.
A club statement said:"Following our much talked about appeal for people not to feed the seagulls at Palmerston, we would like to thank those who attended our game against Dunfermline for their co-operation.
The warning, put up by staff at Upper Crust on one of the station's platforms, added "the seagulls don't work for us".
Most of the 45 complaints the council received from members of the public about seagulls since March last year were to do with neighbours feeding the birds, or people feeding them on Rhyl High Street.
The Seagull autonomous multi-mission surface vessel features switchable, modular mission payload suites and can perform, in addition to ASW, Mine Countermeasure missions (MCM), Electronic Warfare (EW), Maritime Security (MS), Hydrography and other missions using the same vessel, mission control system and data links.
It joined the fleet a few years ago as an educational facility and to be offered for charter, with all surplus income being returned to support the work of Seagull Trust Cruises to provide free canal cruising for the disabled and special needs.
"Smeagull the Seagull" is the true story of a seagull who comes to the house near the shore every day and knocks on the sliding glass door.
OUR story about a horrified mum who watched a seagull devour a pigeon in the children's play area at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow sparked a flurry of comments online.
Researchers at Ramat Gan Safari attached a surveillance transmitter to a seagull's leg for research purposes and set it free.
Toby Evans, the owner of 3Sheets restaurant in the capital of Western Australia, said the seagull problem was unusually bad and something had to be done to keep customers from being scared away.
Productions of Anton Chekhov's "The Seagull" almost always tip too far into farce or wade too deeply into tragedy, unable to sustain the play's elusive balancing act.