mismanagement etymology

English word mismanagement comes from English mis- (Bad or wrong; badly or wrongly. In error. Lack or failure.), English management

Detailed word origin of mismanagement

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
mis- English (eng) Bad or wrong; badly or wrongly. In error. Lack or failure.
management English (eng) (management) The executives of an organisation, especially senior executives.. (uncountable) Judicious use of means to accomplish an end.. (uncountable, management) Administration; The use of limited resources combined with forecasting, planning, leadership and execution skills to achieve predetermined specific goals.
mismanagement English (eng) The process or practice of managing ineptly, incompetently, or dishonestly.

Words with the same origin as mismanagement

Descendants of mis-
misapprehension misappropriation misbehavior miscalculation misconception misconduct misdirect misdirection misfit misfortune mishap misinterpret misinterpretation misjudge mismatch misprint misrepresentation misstep mistreat mistreatment mistrial mistrust misunderstand misuse