Which is most appropriate? "Only do this with {management/management's/managemental} approval."

I get that the word "management" can be singular or plural. But, can it also be both possessive and plural at the same time, or is the "'s" required when used like this? Or... is it more appropriate to add the "mental?"

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    Idiomatically native speakers would usually go for your first choice there - management as a "noun adjunct" usage (cf worker participation, shop assistant, car radio, etc.). – FumbleFingers Jun 29 '18 at 14:31
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    Management and management’s approval are fine. – user067531 Jun 29 '18 at 14:32

Of the three, management approval seems to be the most common, and managemental approval extremely uncommon (if used at all).

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