management by walking around

management by walking around
 Informal management style where decisions and changes are made based on the observations of supervisors.
 ► “Managers literally walk around making informal visits to work areas. This enables them to collect data, form impressions, and generally keep their finger on the company’s pulse.” (Across the Board, Nov./ Dec. 1993, p. 42)

American business jargon. 2014.

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