self-management

noun
self-man·​age·​ment | \ ˌself-ˈma-nij-mənt How to pronounce self-management (audio) \

Definition of self-management

: management by oneself of oneself or one's affairs Self-management is about finding the self-control and mastery needed to take control of one's work (e.g., to manage one's time, workflow, and communication).— Camille Preston especially : management of one's own care or well-being According to [Bree] Holtz, her team will create a cell phone app that will allow diabetes patients to transition to self-management. — Karen Rowlader sometimes used before another noun self-management health workshops

First Known Use of self-management

1683, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-management.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-management. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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