Industry vs Management - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between industry and management

is that industry is (uncountable) the tendency to work persistently while management is management (administration; the process or practice of managing).

industry

Noun

  • (uncountable) The tendency to work persistently.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2011, date=November 12, work=BBC Sport
  • , title= International friendly: England 1-0 Spain , passage=England's win was built on industry and discipline, epitomised by the performances of Manchester City's Joleon Lescott in defence and Scott Parker in midfield.}}
  • (countable, business, economics) Businesses of the same type, considered as a whole.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-01, volume=407, issue=8838, page=71, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= End of the peer show , passage=Finance is seldom romantic. But the idea of peer-to-peer lending comes close. This is an industry that brings together individual savers and lenders on online platforms. Those that want to borrow are matched with those that want to lend.}}
  • (uncountable, economics) Businesses that produce goods as opposed to services.
  • * {{quote-book, year=2006, author=(Edwin Black)
  • , title= Internal Combustion, chapter=2 , passage=But through the oligopoly, charcoal fuel proliferated throughout London's trades and industries .  By the 1200s, brewers and bakers, tilemakers, glassblowers, pottery producers, and a range of other craftsmen all became hour-to-hour consumers of charcoal.}}
  • (in the singular, economics) The sector of the economy consisting of large-scale enterprises.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-07-20, volume=408, issue=8845, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Out of the gloom , passage=[Rural solar plant] schemes are of little help to industry or other heavy users of electricity. Nor is solar power yet as cheap as the grid. For all that, the rapid arrival of electric light to Indian villages is long overdue. When the national grid suffers its next huge outage, as it did in July 2012 when hundreds of millions were left in the dark, look for specks of light in the villages.}}
  • Automated production of material goods{{cite web
  • , author=(European Parliament) , title= Europarl 2003-09-24: Amended Software Patent Directive , date=2003-09-24 }}.
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  • Synonyms

    * (tendency to work persistently) diligence; application * (businesses of the same type) sector; field * (businesses that produce goods) manufacturing

    Derived terms

    * automotive industry * captain of industry * cottage industry * film industry * finance industry * food services industry * health care industry * heavy industry * light industry * primary industry * secondary industry * smokestack industry * software industry * tertiary industry * video game industry

    References

    management

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • (uncountable, management) Administration; the process or practice of managing.
  • (management) The executives of an organisation, especially senior executives.
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  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=4 , passage=Mr. Cooke at once began a tirade against the residents of Asquith for permitting a sandy and generally disgraceful condition of the roads. So roundly did he vituperate the inn management in particular, and with such a loud flow of words, that I trembled lest he should be heard on the veranda.}}
  • (uncountable) Judicious use of means to accomplish an end.
  • Synonyms

    * (process or practice of managing) mgt, mgmt

    Derived terms

    (Terms derived from management) * advanced traffic management * anger management * content management system * cross-platform application management * change management * database management system * inventory management * knowledge management * data management * document management system * management summary * master data management * micromanagement * middle management * time management * management cybernetics * strategic management * Human Resource Management * risk management * package management system * performance management system * project management * soil management