characterized by nonintervention or noninterference
Related words and phrases:
Two friends are talking ...
Friend 1: Let me see if I understand you correctly. Your boss assigns you a project and then lets you work with it as you decide?
Friend 2: Yes. I do what I think is best and only consult the boss when I have questions.
Friend 1: Wow! I think I would enjoy that sort of hands-off management style.
Two mothers are talking ...
Mother 1: I am quite worried about my son. He doesn't seem to be making friends as well as the other boys.
Mother 2: I never interfere with that aspect of my son's life.
Mother 1: I don't know if I could be hands-off. I think my son needs help.
Mother 2: But maybe it is best if he figures it out for himself.
There is no gerund form for hands-off.
1) The hands-off nature of any good automated backup program is a plus, of course, but ...
2) A hands-off approach to managing a woods can let invasive plants take over.
3) ... the employees we've spoken to say he has a relatively hands-off management style.
4) ... the plans fail because the company took a hands-off approach to the entire process.
5) ... built on the cooperation of the various groups in that country and based on a hands-off policy of the outside powers.
6) The Americans are very hands-off on this. U.S. intel(ligence) are working through middlemen.
7) Wasn't a hands-off strategy of balancing budgets and letting capitalism sort things out, independently, ...
8) Lasseter's management style is a mash-up of hands-off and hands-on -- he's known for empowering filmmakers to generate and execute their own ...
9) For example, it would be ineffective to be " hands-off " with someone who has no prior experience with a task, ...
10) The researchers' intent may be hands-off, to record a grammar and lexicon before a language is lost or contaminated, ...
11) ... and from human intervention and data adjustment (our work is completely automated and hands-off).
12) ... said grief counselors are on hand, but that officials are taking a hands-off approach to discussing anything publicly.
13) ... is content to live out the next four years exercising a hands-off approach and leaving the problems of Depression America to local authorities.
14) To the degree the candidates addressed housing, they mainly took a hands-off approach. "We need to get government out of the way."
15) Are there any telltale signs that managers are micromanaging, auditing, or too hands-off?
16) ... is neither of these, and as a hands-off approach is just plain lazy.
17) ... the FDA, which shifted from demands that the company be shut down to a hands-off stance, ...
18) The company also keeps an informal, hands-off approach to its succession program by setting goals and then standing back.
19) I'm not hands-off enough for that and I tend to tinker while watching comprehensive highlights ...
20) MMS developed a hands-off approach to regulation and was known for its deference to the companies it was supposed ...