Definition: the act of managing something
Usage: he was given overall management of the program; is the direction of the economy a function of government?
Similar words: social control
Definition: control exerted (actively or passively) by group action
Definition: those in charge of running a business
Definition: the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something
Usage: he claims that the present administration is corrupt; the governance of an association is responsible to its members; he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment