Management is the story of Mike, who works at a motel on route 66 that is owned by his parents. When a traveling artist, Sue checks into the motel one day, Mike falls for her at first sight. The two are different in personalities, Mike has no ambitions in life and Sue is compulsive wanting to help the homeless. During her weekend stay at the hotel, Mike courts Sue with wine and champagne. She thinks he is charming but is feeling her clock is ticking; she returns home to try and patch things with her old boyfriend, one who can offer her security and start a family with. Mike follows after Sue, determined to win her back.