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Key Employee

A very important employee. A key employee may have contacts highly beneficial to the company, may work hard and generate more revenue than any other employee, or may have some other skill that would be difficult or impossible to replicate in another employee. Often, but not always, a key employee is a manager. A company may purchase key person insurance to protect itself against the possibility that an employee may unexpectedly die or become unable to work, which would deprive the company of his/her skills.
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QUALITY: Steven Gerrard (left) and Wayne Rooney will be key men for England in Brazil
PAOK manager Laszlo Boloni is missing some key men but his charges tend to have little trouble in scoring freely and even a diminished line-up should be too dangerous for Rovers.
They need to avoid injuries to key men to take the next step up.
Rugby manager Tony Dobson, who delays naming his squad, said: "We are without key men but we should have won on Saturday and we will give it out best go.
Ambassadors then train key men 'to represent PK with men and local churches [in] prayer and in a relationship with them by phone or contact.
Youngest boss in tournament at 42 was beset with defensive problems and fallouts with key men.
Mitigating circumstances have been a string of injuries to key men in the squad.
However, the Dublin hurlers are favourites to see off the midlanders this weekend and boss Humphrey Kelleher regards Keaney as one of his key men.
MANAGER: Peter Houston faces an even more testing season than his baptism of fire when he took over from Craig Levein 19 months ago having lost key men Morgaro Gomis, Prince Buaben and Craig Conway.
The key men in both games will be Craig Moore for Rangers and Joos Valgaeren and Bobo Balde for Celtic because in these games good defenders are so vital.
Eriksson needs his key men to be available and 100 per cent fit.
But injury worries to key men may leave him seeking that first win for a while yet.