seagull management

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
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As we prepare to scale the business through its next phase of growth, I will work with my colleagues on the Supervisory Board to assist SEAGULL management with achieving strategic objectives.
Seagull management is where someone flies in, dumps on the workers and flies out.