Can anyone give me synonym for "Administration"?

I am using a software that has "Administration" as a keyword, so it doesn't allow any use of this word.

However, My task is to create a folder for each department of some enterprise (and it has an Administration Department).

My question Here is: How can I find a synonym for "Administration" without losing the real meaning of the term?

P.S.: I found synonyms like "administrative" and "directors" which don't fit in my context.

  • thesaurus.com/browse/administration May have some words to suit your needs
    – MegaMark
    Aug 11, 2014 at 15:16
  • Can you get away with 'admin'? Aug 11, 2014 at 15:18
  • @EdwinAshworth Nope Aug 11, 2014 at 15:19
  • Are all abbreviated forms barred? Aug 11, 2014 at 15:21
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    If the department name is "Administration Department", it doesn't seem intuitive to change that. How about changing the keyword to AD_MIN or something like that? Aug 11, 2014 at 15:24

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Based upon the following, I think "management" would be a good fit:

ad·min·is·ter ədˈminəstər/Submit verb 1. manage and be responsible for the running of (a business, organization, etc.). "each school was administered separately" synonyms: manage, direct, control, operate, regulate, conduct, handle, > run, organize, supervise, superintend, oversee, preside over, govern, rule, lead, head, steer; More be responsible for the implementation or use of (law or resources). "a federal agency would administer new regulations"

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