man·​a·​ge·​ri·​al ˌma-nə-ˈjir-ē-əl How to pronounce managerial (audio)
: of, relating to, or characteristic of management (as of a business) or a manager
managerial qualities/skills
a job that requires managerial experience
was hired for a managerial position
managerial problems
managerially adverb
… wants all his employees to be able to think managerially, and he also wants to identify those with the potential to become good managers. Inc.

Examples of managerial in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In Earnings Report That's what happened to Max, an engineering manager with six years of experience at the same managerial level, after two years at his current company. Inga Bielińska, Forbes, 14 Feb. 2024 Inoue said a business plan will be disclosed in April, including a new managerial direction. Yuri Kageyama, Quartz, 13 Feb. 2024 Mark Ferrando – who plays the villain Electro in the show – graduated from UC Davis in 2011 with a B.A. in dramatic arts and a minor in managerial economics. Willie Clark, Sacramento Bee, 31 Jan. 2024 McCay’s 1959 book, for example, is mainly a reaction to the postwar expansion of managerial capitalism, with its emphasis on hierarchy and endless layers of middle management. Cal Newport, The New Yorker, 26 Jan. 2024 At 74 years old, after stepping down from his fifth and final managerial gig with the Houston Astros, Baker is authoring the next chapter of his storied journey in the sport with the San Francisco Giants, the organization that first hired him to their coaching staff in 1988. Evan Webeck, The Mercury News, 21 Jan. 2024 Moreover, they will often be drawn from a similar managerial class to those running large companies, with whom they can thus be expected to share, at least to some extent, political and cultural values. Andrew Stuttaford, National Review, 7 Jan. 2024 Holyfield hopes to rally more help to assist with the cemetery, which still has an uncertain future over managerial duties. Angie Orellana Hernandez, Los Angeles Times, 22 Jan. 2024 Experience includes actual conditions of the employee population such as work environment, work location, remote/hybrid arrangements, work content, relationships with colleagues, managerial effectiveness, inclusion, belonging and dignity. John M. Bremen, Forbes, 29 Nov. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1767, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of managerial was in 1767

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“Managerial.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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