The following excerpts are taken from various Doctor of Management programs and provided to help answer this question.
The Doctor of Management degree emphasizes "the practical application of concepts, research, and knowledge to real world management issues, students are prepared in areas such as: leadership, management theory and practice, strategy formulation and execution, operational planning, technology acquisition, organizational and behavioral processes, assessment, and global operations" (University of Maryland University College
). Retrieved on December 15, 2007 from http://www.umuc.edu/programs/grad/dm/index.shtml
The Doctor of Management degree "approaches the topic of management from a variety of disciplinary and historical perspectives while providing grounding in organizational theory. The [Doctor of Management] program is designed for individuals who have earned a masterís degree and have 10 or more years of professional work experience" (George Fox University
). Retrieved on December 15, 2007 from http://www.georgefox.edu/som/dom/
"The doctor of management (D.Mgt.) degree is designed for professional individuals who are seeking management knowledge and skills from the general manager's viewpoint. Coursework, research, and the doctoral project help students to harness the organizational development process for creating innovative solutions to 21st Century challenges" (Webster Universty
). Retrieved on December 15, 2007 from http://www.webster.edu/gradcatalog/doctorofmgt.html