1. the head of a department in a company

    • She's a department manager in an engineering company.

    • Go and see the human resources manager if you have a problem.

    • The production manager has been with the company for only two weeks.

  2. the person in charge of a branch or shop

    • Mr Smith is the manager of our local Lloyds bank.

    • The manager of our Lagos branch is in London for a Series of meetings.

"...the No. 1 managerial productivity problem in America is managers who are out of touch with their people and out of touch with their customers" [Fortune]

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