Meaning of managerialist in English:


noun & adjective

See managerialism

‘He observed that the rise of managerialist politics, with its focus on administration and delivery, had left a dangerous vacuum which was increasingly being occupied by politicians with simple solutions for complex problems.’
  • ‘Hollowed-out governments were unwilling to question their own managerialist mantras and pushed privatisation as the only way.’
  • ‘The limits of a managerialist approach were cruelly exposed in May.’
  • ‘During the 1990s, however, it increasingly adopted a managerialist, ‘businesslike’ flavour.’
  • ‘A managerialist interpretation of the results would stress that employees experience satisfaction and give commitment regardless of reward, that money and career progression are not everything.’