hands-on (management style)


hands-on (management style)
 Direct involvement with employees’ activities.
 ► “Questioned before Congress about influence peddling at the Department of Housing and Urban Development several years ago, Mr. Pierce swore he had no ‘hands on’ involvement in his own agency’s funding decisions.” Wall Street Journal, March 21, 1996, p. A1)

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  • hands-off — UK / US adjective allowing other people to make their own decisions a hands off style of management …   English dictionary

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