self-managed ˌself-ˈmanaged adjective [only before a noun] HUMAN RESOURCES
self-managed workers are responsible for organizing and judging their own work, rather than taking instructions from managers; = self-directed AmE:

• The Computer Services firm has turned its entire organisation into self-managed client teams that report directly to the board.

— self-management noun [uncountable] :

• The sense of understanding and involvement that staff have is the key to successful self-management.

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self-managed UK US adjective HR, MANAGEMENT
making your own decisions about how to organize your work, rather than being led or controlled by a manager: »

At the manufacturing company self-managed teams replace hierarchy.

self-management noun [U]

Candidates should have good self-management and communication skills.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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