line (noun, line, \ laɪn \) manager (noun, man-ag-er, \ ˈmænɪdʒər \)
Definition: is an individual placed in charge of a revenue-making department and that is accountable to the board of directors for meeting the company’s primary targets. The manager can complete his task by creating and implementing policies, setting short- and long-term goals, hiring and training new employees, offering feedback to the workers regarding their performance, and making decisions that affect the day-to-day operations of his or her department. Alternatively, a person occupying such a position is called a direct manager.
In a Sentence:
- After years of being a loyal and highly-qualified employee, Angela was promoted to the line manager of the accounting department position.
- Picking an efficient and assertive line manager can lift the productivity of all the employees in a department.
- Our smartphone product line has proven to be the most profitable one in the last two years, with the bulk of its success being owed to the efforts of our line manager, Toby Lesterson.
Synonyms and related words: direct manager, staff management, regional manager, performance feedback