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line management UK US noun [U] UK HR, MANAGEMENT
a situation in which managers are directly in charge of workers: »

If you have good quality jobs with good line management, the other policies you have are more likely to be effective.

the managers who are directly in charge of workers: »

Top management was largely immune from the effects of failure; it was workers and line management who paid the price.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • line management — line .management n [U] BrE a system of management in which information and instructions are passed from one person to someone immediately higher or lower than them in rank …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • line management — line ,management noun uncount BRITISH 1. ) a management system in which instructions are passed from a manager or worker to the person at the next higher or lower level 2. ) the managers in a company who are responsible for producing and selling… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • line management — line manager ► NOUN chiefly Brit. ▪ a manager to whom an employee is directly responsible. DERIVATIVES line management noun …   English terms dictionary

  • line management — (U.K.) Gen Mgt, HR a hierarchical chain of command from executive to front line level. Line management is the oldest and least complex management structure, in which top management have total and direct authority and employees report to only one… …   The ultimate business dictionary

  • line management — noun administration of the activities contributing directly to an organization s output • Hypernyms: ↑administration, ↑disposal * * * ˈline management [line management line manager] noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • line management — See line and staff management …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • line management — UK / US noun [uncountable] business 1) a management system in which instructions are passed from a manager or worker to the person at the next higher or lower level 2) the managers in a company who are responsible for producing and selling the… …   English dictionary

  • Line management —   Refer instead to Line organisation …   International financial encyclopaedia

  • line management — / laɪn ˌmænɪdʒmənt/, line organization / laɪn ɔ:gənaɪˌzeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun the organisation of a business where each manager is responsible for doing what his superior tells him to do …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • line management — noun (U) 1 the system of passing information and instructions in an organization by which each person tells the one immediately higher or lower than them in rank 2 the group of managers in a company who are responsible for its main activities,… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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