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Body Language: It's What You Don't Say That Matters by Robert Phipps

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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 ...

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