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parenting

the manner in which the senior managers of a company manage their subordinate companies or business units. Good parenting in the form of dear goals for business unit managers, monitoring of their performance, appropriate rewards and tight financial controls can improve the performance of these business units. See DIVERSIFICATION.
Collins Dictionary of Business, 3rd ed. © 2002, 2005 C Pass, B Lowes, A Pendleton, L Chadwick, D O’Reilly and M Afferson
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