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Group of people who direct and control an organization and have overall accountability in an organization.


This is a concrete item and can be implemented directly

Term: top management; 
Plural: top management; 


Note 1 to entry: Adapted from ISO 9000:2015, definition 3.1.1.


Diagrammatic representation

Simple graph - top management

Required associations

exactly one top management agree a number of responsibility agreements

Optional associations

exactly one top management direct and control exactly one organization


top management


top management