Definition: is a business administration situation in which an individual (or group of individuals) in charge of an organization is corrupt, unjust, or incompetent in his or her behavior and leadership style. In some instances, the existence of maladministration means that a particular event or condition is unacceptable to the extent that the case in question has to be investigated or rebuked. This term is oftentimes used in relation to corrupt public officials or in the medical sphere to describe a situation when a drug is illegally prescribed to a patient.
In a Sentence:
When D. Brailford returned from his recent leave of absence, the state of the company was so horrifying that he accused the interim manager of maladministration and fired him.
If it’s true, then we have a very serious case of maladministration on our hands, and we should consider punishing Doctor Winston for what he did.
David’s career as the state’s governor didn’t last, as his budget manipulations lead to a brutal maladministration trial.
Synonyms and related words: ancillary administration, small business administration, third party administration, administration