Senior Managers may direct workers directly or they may direct several supervisors who direct the workers. The Senior Manager often supervises the largest or most important group in a company.
A Senior Manager may usually has the power to hire or fire employees or to promote them. The Senior Manager has the authority to change the work assignments of team members.
A Senior Manager's title reflects what he/she is responsible for. A Senior Accounting Manager supervises a major accounting function. The Senior Manager of Design Engineering may supervise engineers and support staff engaged in design of a company's flagship product or service. Regardless of title, a Senior Manager is responsible for planning, directing, monitoring and controlling the people and their work.
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