Mismanagement
Mismanagement Mis*man"age*ment, n. Wrong or bad management; as, he failed through mismagement. [1913 Webster]

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  • mismanagement — 1660s; see MIS (Cf. mis ) (1) + MANAGEMENT (Cf. management) …   Etymology dictionary

  • mismanagement — mismanage mis‧man‧age [ˌmɪsˈmænɪdʒ] verb [transitive] to manage a company, economy etc badly: • The project has been mismanaged from start to finish. • British firms squander billions each year by mismanaging corporate overheads. mismanagement… …   Financial and business terms

  • mismanagement — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ economic, financial, fiscal ▪ gross VERB + MISMANAGEMENT ▪ uncover ▪ An investigation uncovered mismanagement an …   Collocations dictionary

  • mismanagement — [[t]mɪ̱smæ̱nɪʤmənt[/t]] N UNCOUNT: oft poss N, N of n Someone s mismanagement of a system or organization is the bad way they have dealt with it or organized it. ...the Government s economic mismanagement... His gross mismanagement left the… …   English dictionary

  • mismanagement — n. gross mismanagement * * * [ˌmɪs mænɪdʒmənt] gross mismanagement …   Combinatory dictionary

  • mismanagement — noun The process or practice of managing ineptly, incompetently, or dishonestly. The value of the firms stock fell precipitously when word leaked out that officers of the company were under investigation for gross mismanagement …   Wiktionary

  • mismanagement — mis|man|age|ment [ mıs mænıdʒmənt ] noun uncount the process of managing something badly: the mismanagement of public funds …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • mismanagement — UK [mɪsˈmænɪdʒmənt] / US noun [uncountable] the process of managing something badly the mismanagement of public funds …   English dictionary

  • mismanagement — [mɪsˈmænɪdʒmənt] noun [U] the process of managing something badly the mismanagement of public funds[/ex] mismanage verb [T] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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