The Body Language of Managing Others
The Manager's Role
Managing others can take a variety of guises: the local cub pack has a leader who manages other volunteers, parents' help and the children attending. The local football club might have a team captain whose job is to manage the players. In business the term ‘manager’ covers many roles and is often prefaced with a definition of that role: team manager, sales manager, accounts manager, HR manager or general manager.
General manager is about as high a manager as you can get in most companies without being a director. The buck normally stops with the general manager, who usually reports directly to the board.
A manager is simply someone who has been given responsibility for the smooth running ...