First-line managers

Definition (1):

First-line managers are at the lowest level of the management directly dealing with employees.

Definition (2):

First-line managers are the managers who manage the work of non-managerial employees who typically are involved with producing the organization’s products or servicing the organization’s customers.

These managers are often called supervisors but may also be called shift managers, assistant managers, district managers, department managers, or office managers.

Definition (3):

“Term describing the management level of a company employee directly above non-managerial workers.” Generally, these managers supervise the tasks of production on line in the manufacturing businesses and mainly include positions like shift boss, foreman, and section head. They are extremely focused on the organization’s internal issues and are the first ones who notice problems with the function of the business like untrained workers, machinery breakdowns, under quality materials, or new methods slowing down the production. They provide crucial information regarding worker satisfaction and internal issues of the firm to the higher management so that they can consider those while planning their organizational process.

Use of the term in Sentences:

  • First-line managers support the organization significantly with their work and dedication.
  • The company is looking for efficient and hardworking first-line managers; you can apply if you are interested.
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