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general manager

General Management

manager involved in all aspects of organization a manager whose work encompasses all areas of an organization. A general manager is traditionally a nonspecialist, has a working knowledge of all aspects of an organization's activities, and oversees all operating functions. In large companies and the public sector, specialist managers with expert knowledge may control departments, while a general manager provides unifying leadership from the top.

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Definitions of ’general manager’ and meaning of ’general manager’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’general manager’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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