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line manager

a manager who has direct AUTHORITY over other employees in the ORGANIZATION. They exercise authority down the CHAIN OF COMMAND shown in the ORGANIZATION CHART. Often the term is used to denote those managers who have direct authority over production or clerical employees at the base of the organization. See LINE AND STAFF, MANAGEMENT.
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Based on SAP HANA Cloud Platform, the app uses cloud technology to pull data from core financial reporting systems, allowing line managers to perform ad hoc spend analysis and other on-the-fly calculations enabling live business processing.
The Law Society of Scotland has published 12 guides for new parents and their line managers which have lots of useful information and real-life examples and would be well worth a read: http:// www.
You might ask how this could work since there are line managers responsible for P&L functioning in these same channels.
NEW ZEALAND COMPANIES face worrying consequences if the relationship between human resources and line managers is not soon repaired.
The poll, for the Brathay Apprentice Challenge which seeks to find the apprentice team of the year, quizzed more than 900 line managers across the UK on what softer skills - real life experience - employers look for in candidates.
The human resource department helps, guides and extends all support to line managers in addressing the HR issues.
Furthermore, HRM plays significant role in: individual development, inter-organisational relations, communication between line managers and outside service providers and matching line managers' needs with outside recourses and skills.
This management category is chosen since a lack of support from line managers is considered one of the most important bottlenecks towards a successful implementation of telework policies and practices (Peters and den Dulk, 2003).
With an index score of 59 - on the overall scale of 0-100 - CEOs are significantly less trusted than line managers, who score 69.
This is an eye-opening experience for line managers, especially if there isn't clarity on requirements or issues about relocation or tailoring a work arrangement.
The CIPD today publishes the Managing Conflict Guide For Line Managers.
Madeleine Allen, managing director of Allen Training Associates, is warning business chiefs they must do more to support line managers in conducting effective interviews or risk costing their companies substantial sums of money.