Management, as it relates to dog training keeps everyone safe. Management, does not teach your dog a behavior, in fact it often creates frustration and increases arousal. Using forms of management are useful when you need to prevent conflict, such as putting your dog in the bedroom when guests come over. Using effective management tools, often buy’s you some time, as you teach and reward an alternative behavior.
For example: A leash is a management tool used to prevent a dog from jumping on someone. In this photo, Gambits leash is a form of management, however I am luring this handsome 5 month old pup into a sit and rewarding him. With some repetition, a person approaching becomes the cue for Gambit to sit if he wants affection or food wether he has a leash on or not.
Another example: Grabbing your dogs collar when people enter the doorway is a form of management to prevent him from jumping or running out the door. However, if you teach him an alternative behavior like a sit/stay then you will no longer have to manage.
One more: Using a crate to potty train your puppy is a form of management that keeps the puppy safe and prevents him from practicing the unwanted behavior of peeing on the floor. Immediately rewarding your puppy with a piece of dried liver after each of the 6 or so times he pees in the grass will certainly be reinforcing, so he will repeat the correct behavior to get the same yummy reward!
In Summary: If your dog seems overly aroused, barks often, chases anything that moves, is displaying frustration or poor impulse control behavior, is it possible you are simply frustrating your dog through the over use of managment?
Consider teaching him what to do in each situation and reward him with anything he loves to reinforce positive behavior. This will make you a proud parent and keep him from getting frustrated, all while building a better relationship!