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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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In such case, this particular line manager would examine whether such complaint is legitimate.
I've spent 25 years trying to make appraisal processes work more effectively and it is a tough job that continually needs the organisation, HR and line managers to take clear accountability for making the process work.
* Process--Develop an understanding of the work required for HR and line managers to find and convert passive candidates in a highly competitive market supports reality-based planning.
Communicate with your line manager - have informal daily catch-up chats and plan regular update meetings.
The postmodern view of the world--open knowledge systems in which truth is multiple and reality is subjectively constructed--matches the world that the line manager experiences.
Michael Terlizzi has been appointed trustee and vice president of the Capezio/Ballet Makers Dance Foundation, and Alexis Herman has joined the company as product line manager for the footwear division.
Product line manager Sean Roche told me, "It'll be comparably priced too, at $5,400 [MSRP].
Patrick Dorsey, Sun's product line manager for Solaris, explained: "This helps if there are any syntax issues or small incompatibilities.
Further, in relation to implementing practices such as empowerment, there was a degree of line manager resistance because of an inability to see the benefits of such change.
The mission is to download the HR details to the line managers. This makes the line manager crank into his or her thinking the human resources issues.
Police Scotland said the force had received an allegation that information about a driving offence committed by a TSS investigator was leaked to his line manager, an intelligence officer.
Is it advisable to list my line manager as one of my references?