Management Quotes

When a management with a reputation for brilliance tackles a business with a reputation for bad economics, it is the reputation of the business that remains intact.
Warren Buffett

Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.
Peter Drucker

Practice Golden-Rule 1 of Management in everything you do. Manage others the way you would like to be managed.
Brian Tracy

Time management is an oxymoron. Time is beyond our control, and the clock keeps ticking regardless of how we lead our lives. Priority management is the answer to maximizing the time we have.
John C. Maxwell

Good management is the art of making problems so interesting and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants to get to work and deal with them.
Paul Hawken

Being in control of your life and having realistic expectations about your day-to-day challenges are the keys to stress management, which is perhaps the most important ingredient to living a happy, healthy and rewarding life.
Marilu Henner

Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out.
Stephen Covey

Employees who believe that management is concerned about them as a whole person – not just an employee – are more productive, more satisfied, more fulfilled. Satisfied employees mean satisfied customers, which leads to profitability.
Anne M. Mulcahy

Success in management requires learning as fast as the world is changing.
Warren Bennis

This is the key to time management – to see the value of every moment.
Menachem Mendel Schneerson

You can’t grow long-term if you can’t eat short-term. Anybody can manage short. Anybody can manage long. Balancing those two things is what management is.
Jack Welch

The way management treats associates is exactly how the associates will treat the customers.
Sam Walton

Management is about arranging and telling. Leadership is about nurturing and enhancing.
Tom Peters

Good management consists in showing average people how to do the work of superior people.
John D. Rockefeller

Management must speak with one voice. When it doesn’t management itself becomes a peripheral opponent to the team’s mission.
Pat Riley

Corporate culture matters. How management chooses to treat its people impacts everything – for better or for worse.
Simon Sinek

Leadership is all about emotional intelligence. Management is taught, while leadership is experienced.
Rajeev Suri

We’re not in an information age anymore. We’re in the information management age.
Chris Hardwick

I am definitely going to take a course on time management… just as soon as I can work it into my schedule.
Louis E. Boone

Management is nothing more than motivating other people.
Lee Iacocca

Your own business growth and success depends on many things, and along that growing path, you are going to have to concede certain responsibilities and activities – whether for your accounting, your production, or day-to-day management.
Michael Gerber

Wise and humane management of the patient is the best safeguard against infection.
Florence Nightingale

Leadership contains certain elements of good management, but it requires that you inspire, that you build durable trust. For an organization to be not just good but to win, leadership means evoking participation larger than the job description, commitment deeper than any job contract’s wording.
Stanley A. McChrystal

I describe management as arts, crafts and science. It is a practice that draws on arts, craft and science and there is a lot of craft – meaning experience – there is a certain amount of craft meaning insight, creativity and vision, and there is the use of science, technique or analysis.
Henry Mintzberg

Management’s job is to convey leadership’s message in a compelling and inspiring way. Not just in meetings, but also by example.
Jeffrey Gitomer

Fit no stereotypes. Don’t chase the latest management fads. The situation dictates which approach best accomplishes the team’s mission.
Colin Powell

Divorced from ethics, leadership is reduced to management and politics to mere technique.
James MacGregor Burns

The first rule of management is delegation. Don’t try and do everything yourself because you can’t.
Anthea Turner

The secret to winning is constant, consistent management.
Tom Landry

I’ve actually not read any books on time management.
Elon Musk

My mother works in a bank, and my dad is the head of my management team and also works in finance.
Henry Cavill

What should be the aim of management? What is their job? Quality is the responsibility of the top people. Its origin is in the boardroom. They are the ones who decide.
W. Edwards Deming

Profitability is coming from productivity, efficiency, management, austerity, and the way to manage the business.
Carlos Slim

I am a graduate in business management with specialisation in finance, and I love accounts!
Tena Desae

Developments in medical technology have long been confined to procedural or pharmaceutical advances, while neglecting a most basic and essential component of medicine: patient information management.
John Doolittle

We live in a culture that’s been hijacked by the management consultant ethos. We want everything boiled down to a Power Point slide. We want metrics and ‘show me the numbers.’ That runs counter to the immensely complex nature of so many social, economic and political problems. You cannot devise an algorithm to fix them.
Carl Honore

Risk management systems and controls may discourage or limit certain revenue-generating opportunities. Failure to ensure the independence of these functions from the revenue generators and risk takers has been shown to be dangerous, and this is something for which the board is accountable.
Jerome Powell

I think time management as a label encourages people to view each 24-hour period as a slot in which they should pack as much as possible.
Tim Ferriss

Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny.
Kin Hubbard

Events that are predestined require but little management. They manage themselves. They slip into place while we sleep, and suddenly we are aware that the thing we fear to attempt, is already accomplished.
Amelia Barr

I have learned that nothing is certain except for the need to have strong risk management, a lot of cash, the willingness to invest even when the future is unclear, and great people.
Jeffrey R. Immelt

My style will be management by being on the street, management by walking around. Third persons won’t have to tell me what’s going on in our city. I’ll hear it, I’ll see it, I’ll touch it myself.
Carl Stokes

Have you ever noticed some people are able to stay organized while getting a massive quantity of work accomplished, while others appear to be busy but never actually produce results? Time management is the key to becoming a successful entrepreneur.
Clay Clark

There’s more honor in investment management than in investment banking.
Charlie Munger

Management is the opportunity to help people become better people. Practiced that way, it’s a magnificent profession.
Clayton M. Christensen

When resources are degraded, we start competing for them, whether it is at the local level in Kenya, where we had tribal clashes over land and water, or at the global level, where we are fighting over water, oil, and minerals. So one way to promote peace is to promote sustainable management and equitable distribution of resources.
Wangari Maathai

The art of effective listening is essential to clear communication, and clear communication is necessary to management success.
James Cash Penney

In the New Testament, Jesus talks more about stewardship and finances and management of your life than anything else outside the love of God.
Paula White

A Yale University management professor in response to student Fred Smith’s paper proposing reliable overnight delivery service: The concept is interesting and well-formed, but in order to earn better than a ‘C’, the idea must be feasible.
Frederick W. Smith

Management must manage!
Harold S. Geneen

I worked for Union Pacific. I started out as a conductor at an intermodal switching facility outside of Salt Lake City. We’d pull in trains from all over the country, break them apart, consolidate the freight, and build other trains. It was great until I screwed up and took a management position. Then it became no fun very quickly.
Sturgill Simpson

A key to achieving success is to assemble a strong and stable management team.
Vivek Wadhwa

It is not enough to have great qualities; We should also have the management of them.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Leadership is working with goals and vision; management is working with objectives.
Russel Honore

It was a wonderful experience to play in the NFL, and I have no regrets. I truly will miss playing for the Lions. I consider the Lions’ players, coaches, staff, management and fans my family. I leave on good terms with everyone in the organization.
Barry Sanders

Sports betting is all about money management, so the most money won on one event is not the most important thing.
Bruce Dern

There are six components of wellness: proper weight and diet, proper exercise, breaking the smoking habit, control of alcohol, stress management and periodic exams.
Kenneth H. Cooper

When you are on the management side, you still have to understand the artistic sensibility so that there is a dialogue with the creative side.
Bernard Arnault

I think it is just stupid economics for a government to approach economic management from a strand of thinking regarding unions as enemies.
Bob Hawke

I have worked to keep the Bureau of Land Management in Grand Junction; protect energy jobs; support farmers and ranchers; mitigate wildfires; build infrastructure; support law enforcement; help constituents having issues with federal agencies and so much more.
Lauren Boebert

I believe in libertarian options because they allow an interesting management of the capital and are based on co-operation, reciprocity, contract, federation.
Michel Onfray

Water is ultimately a finite resource. With all finite resources, there is a continuous need for sustainable and equitable management, by capping demand, improving efficiencies in supply and developing substitutes. This exercise is complicated by the sociocultural beliefs, values and affinities around this precious resource.
Rohini Nilekani

Growth is kinda built into everyone’s genes. It’s built into management’s genes, the salesman’s genes, the investors’ desires. People expect companies to grow.
Andy Grove

I try to grow my management team as entrepreneurs, make the structure decentralized.
Tulsi Tanti

I cleaned up everything behind the scenes and simplified my life. I made some changes in my staff. I changed management, my accountants, my bookkeeping team. I had a full refresh. For me that was extremely important.
Ian Poulter

When it comes to time management, I talk a lot more about energy management. I try to give people 100% of my energy even if I’m giving them very little of my time.
Jay Shetty

The first myth of management is that it exists. The second myth of management is that success equals skill.
Robert Heller

Unilever, Nestle and SAB Miller are all taking a long-term approach to investing in sustainable resource consumption. Each is driving through better resource management, which is expected to yield positive returns in the future.
Jacob Rothschild

Management by objective works – if you know the objectives. Ninety percent of the time you don’t.
Peter Drucker

The problem with holistic management is it’s so profoundly simple, but it’s not easy. And it’s profoundly simple. You’re almost insulting people’s intelligence to explain it twice, just about making better decisions of where you want to go in your life, bringing in environmental, social, economic issues simultaneously.
Allan Savory

First need in the reform of hospital management? That’s easy! The death of all dietitians, and the resurrection of a French chef.
Martin H. Fischer

My mom worked at McDonald’s, and she decided she wanted to make more money, so she got into the management program at McDonald’s. And that’s how you move up the chain. It’s not by demanding that minimum wage is raised; it’s by actually acquiring the skills. That’s the way that people get ahead in life.
Raul Labrador

One death is too many – and with careful management and a lot of luck, the coronavirus sweeping the globe will be curbed, in terms of illness and loss of life.
Sharyl Attkisson

You’ve got to know what you want. This is central to acting on your intentions. When you know what you want, you realize that all there is left then is time management. You’ll manage your time to achieve your goals because you clearly know what you’re trying to achieve in your life.
Patch Adams

That’s what stress management is about, that’s what psychotherapy is about, finding religion, or finding your loved one or your hobby – any of those, they give you more outlets, more of a sense of control, more of a sense of predictability, of social support. They give you the means to psychologically finesse ambiguous outside reality.
Robert Sapolsky

Here we have the Schengen agreement, and the truth is that for years we trusted each other and set border controls on the outer borders of the European Union. And as was the case with the economic and monetary union, with this step, regarding the management of the Schengen area, we did not go all the way in terms of political solutions.
Angela Merkel

The Democrats seem to be basically nicer people, but they have demonstrated time and again that they have the management skills of celery.
Dave Barry

Too often in business, only financial data is gathered – and then it is distributed only to management. Other key indicators that relate to performance areas also need to be tracked. Information on performance has to be made available to those people who can best use it – those doing the work.
Ken Blanchard

If you have to control people, you have to have an administrative force that does it. So in U.S. industry, even more than elsewhere, there’s layer after layer of management – a kind of economic waste, but useful for control and domination. And the same is true in universities.
Noam Chomsky

My only problem, and this has been a constant worry on television, is time management. The deadlines on television are killing.
Siddharth Shukla

No business in the world has ever made more money with poorer management.
Bill Terry

In my opinion, the most important thing in governance is management control.
Joko Widodo

I was never jailed. The fact is that I was arrested, but I went into a diversion programme, and by that time I’d already begun working in what was called anger management. It was a painful and awful moment.
David Soul

Security is always going to be a cat and mouse game because there’ll be people out there that are hunting for the zero day award, you have people that don’t have configuration management, don’t have vulnerability management, don’t have patch management.
Kevin Mitnick

The prevailing system of management has crushed fun out of the workplace.
W. Edwards Deming

I’m difficult for management. That’s why I have the reputation because nobody challenges management.
Keith Olbermann

I have been to anger management twice. After the first session the lady was like, ‘Baby, you don’t seem that angry at all. You seem like a really nice guy.’
Kid Rock

Lee’s great gifts are teaching and inspirational guidance, not administration and management.
Cheryl Crawford

There are companies with management and companies with money. You can always find money. Management is the key to success in any business.
Husnu Ozyegin

The biggest barriers to strategic renewal are almost always top management’s unexamined beliefs.
Gary Hamel

We are very much engaged across the government, very much engaged in streamlining and simplifying our activities with borrowers and lenders, because that saves time and saves costs and we believe we can do that while maintaining the same or increased levels of oversight and risk management.
Karen Mills

I will not be in the position of having management dictated to by labor.
Charles M. Schwab

Stronger regulation and supervision aimed at problems with underwriting practices and lenders’ risk management would have been a more effective and surgical approach to constraining the housing bubble than a general increase in interest rates.
Ben Bernanke

What I learned from 9/11 that is really important, first and foremost, you have to motivate all the workers and understand that they’ve left their families to help clean up a pretty awful situation. Every time you have an emergency management situation, it’s all about teamwork.
Joe Lhota

My dad was a labour lawyer, and the ideas that I grew up with – bad management, bad capitalism, robber barons – when I applied this to my own life, I saw that we are all on both sides of the coin.
David Mamet

Projects are usually undertaken to either solve a problem or take advantage of an opportunity. The probability that the project – even if precisely executed – will complete on time, on budget, and on performance is typically small. Project management is utilized to increase this probability. So in a sense, project management is risk management.
Bruce Pittman

I actually did a remix for Katy Perry, and her management didn’t respond.
Afrojack

Management is always part of the equation of making the company successful, so the quality of management always matters.
Li Lu

University of California students can look forward to the same authoritarian management style Secretary Napolitano brought to the Department of Homeland Security, hardly a bastion of free speech and open government.
Doug LaMalfa

Some corporations are extremely well managed; some nonprofit organizations are. It has nothing to do with the sector. It has to do with quality of management.
Frances Hesselbein

Sports and management are not as diverse as people think.
Harsha Bhogle

Teams that consistently perform at the highest levels are able to come together and be unified across the organization – staff, players, coaches, management, and ownership. When everyone is on the same page, trust develops, and teams can grow and succeed together.
Jerry Reinsdorf

Time management is the mantra of my life.
Vir Das

You can’t be a practicing attorney without being very disciplined and detail-oriented and having good time management.
Charles Soule

Our second phase was to develop a school curriculum that teaches tolerance, respect for differences, conflict resolution, anger management, and other attributes of peace.
Eddie Bernice Johnson

I think a very good system in a world with a lot of passive investors is one in which there are at least a few entrepreneurial investors, prepared to say what they think, prepared to propose a change in management, change in strategy, change in cost structure, capital structure.
Bill Ackman

We need to think about how we teach working-class children about not just hard skills, like reading and mathematics, but also soft skills, like conflict resolution and financial management.
J. D. Vance

A smartphone links patients’ bodies and doctors’ computers, which in turn are connected to the Internet, which in turn is connected to any smartphone anywhere. The new devices could put the management of an individual’s internal organs in the hands of every hacker, online scammer, and digital vandal on Earth.
Charles C. Mann

I was forced, more or less, to go to anger management. I was either going to make myself and everyone around me miserable, or I was going to realize that there’s more than one person on this Earth. It definitely has made me a better person.
Randy Orton

Most of what we call management consists of making it difficult for people to get their work done.
Peter Drucker

All businesses require capital, management and labor, and business executives, wanting to grow and maintain profitable enterprises, have a strong incentive to keep costs, including labor, as low as possible.
Kevin O’Leary

Success in management and success in sport are derived from the same basic principles.
Will Carling

Management did not emanate from nature. Management is not a tree: it’s a television set. Somebody invented it. It doesn’t mean it’s going to work forever. Management is great. Traditional notions of management are great if you want compliance. But if you want engagement, self-direction works better.
Daniel H. Pink

When I am not acting, I am in depression, and then I do depression management.
Akshaye Khanna

My management tells me, Don’t be optimistic, because it’s the young people’s world now. They want to hear what they want to hear, and you’re a classic rocker. I don’t know if you’re gonna get the play.
Bob Seger

Management interests me at some stage in my life, I have always said that. When that will be I really couldn’t tell you.
Alan Shearer

After formulating and communicating the right strategy and optimizing operations to execute that strategy, CEOs and other top leaders then must be able to build management teams that truly understand the big picture.
Mark V. Hurd

The start-up life kept me busy and surfaced the problem of not being able to stay on top of my personal finances, which led me to invent Mint.com. I was working 80-hour weeks, and had done enough preliminary work and research to know I had a big idea: To make money management effortless and automated.
Aaron Patzer

I always believe that, as you start out, while you should have a big dream – a big goal – but it’s also important to move step by step. So, you know, frankly, if you ask me, when I started as a management trainee in 1984, I don’t know that I really thought that I would become the CEO.
Chanda Kochhar

The memory management on the PowerPC can be used to frighten small children.
Linus Torvalds

There’s nothing wrong in our dam management and such allegations are baseless.
Pinarayi Vijayan

The best thing you can do is learn from those mistakes so that you continue to get better. That’s the management style or leadership style I believe in, which is push people to their limit such that they can become better than they thought they could be. That certainly has helped me.
Lisa Su

But charity is a very complicated thing. It’s important to find an area where you can really help and you can feel the results. Charity is not like feeding pigeons in the square. It is a process that requires professional management.
Roman Abramovich

Being a consultant is like flying first-class. The food is terrific, the drinks are cold. But all you can do is walk up to the pilot and say, ‘bank left.’ If you’re in management, you have the controls.
Greg Brenneman

The British economy of the future must be built not on the shifting sands of boom and bust, but on the bedrock of prudent and wise economic management for the long term. It is only these firm foundations that we can raise Britain’s underlying economic performance.
Gordon Brown

You read these management books that say, ‘These are the hard things about running a company.’ But those aren’t really the hard things. The hard things are when you have to layoff half your company, or you have to fire your best friend. Or you have to figure out a way not to go bankrupt.
Ben Horowitz

For risk management reasons, we need to make sure we hit our inflation objective at the same time we’re at full employment.
Charles L. Evans

In recognising the global problem posed by osteoporosis, WHO sees the need for a global strategy for prevention and control of osteoporosis, focusing on three major functions: prevention, management and surveillance.
Gro Harlem Brundtland

When determining appropriate levels of compensation, management must determine if the employee turnover rate is too low, too high, or just right. If turnover rate is high enough to adversely impact the entity’s performance, then employee compensation is probably too low.
Jason Chaffetz

Jay-Z ain’t a manager; he owns a management company. He been through this; he been through the game for a long time, so he knows tactics in taking artists in certain directions we need to go in.
Meek Mill

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