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DONALDSON, Norman Patrick (1878 - 1955), shipowner; Director Donaldson Line, Ltd; Joint Manager and Director Donaldson Brothers and Black, Ltd

LARKIN, Herbert Benjamin George (1872 - 1944), Joint Assistant Manager P. & OSN Co.; Director AUSN Co. Ltd; Director Aberdeen and Commonwealth Line Ltd

ALDINGTON, Charles (1862 - 1922), General Manager, Great Western Railway, 1919–21; late Superintendent of the Line

DEWEY, Cyril Marston (1907 - 1973), retired, 1969; Director and Deputy General Manager, Anchor Line Ltd, 1956–69; a Director, Walter Runciman & Co. Ltd, 1958–69; Shipping Adviser to Australian Commonwealth Government, 1949–51

CONCANON, Henry (1861 - 1926), JP; Director Oceanic Steam Navigation Co. Ltd; International Navigation Co. Ltd; George Thompson & Co. Ltd, and Liverpool Overhead Railway Company; Joint-Manager Oceanic Steam Navigation Co. (White Star Line) and International Navigation Co. Member of the Mersey Docks and Harbour Board; Member of Liverpool Committee, Lloyd’s Register of Shipping; Chairman Liverpool Steamship Owners’ Association, 1920–21

 

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This is a role with two common meanings. (a) A person directly responsible for achieving the objectives of the organization. The line manager is supported in this role by staff managers who provide support functions, such as pay administration, training, or maintenance. In many respects, line manager is an ambiguous term because it depends on the specific context: it can be used to describe varied roles in different organizations. (b) A person to whom one is accountable as an employee. Irrespective of the functional role or level of the manager, he or she will have the responsibility for allocating work and monitoring the performance of a number employees (direct report).

(a) A person directly responsible for achieving the objectives of the organization. The line manager is supported in this role by staff managers who provide support functions, such as pay administration, training, or maintenance. In many respects, line manager is an ambiguous term because it depends on the specific context: it can be used to describe varied roles in different organizations. (b) A person to whom one is accountable as an employee. Irrespective of the functional role or level of the manager, he or she will have the responsibility for allocating work and monitoring the performance of a number employees (direct report)

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