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General Management

Summary

General managers may take on multiple roles within the organisation, taking a generalised approach to management that may include leadership of two or more areas. They provide oversight and strategies for business development, and they may manage and develop the implementation of general operating policies.

Typical activities

  • Manage a business unit with responsibility for budgets and profitability.
  • Provide governance and general leadership across different areas of the business.
  • Coordinate the proper allocation of resources.
  • May lead special projects in various areas.

Synonyms or related job titles

CEO, Managing Director, Business Unit Manager, President, Chief Executive Officer

Summary

Operations managers take responsibility of the general operations of the business, and work with various departments to ensure that the correct business strategies are being implemented in order to drive the growth of the business. They are responsible for the overall store operations and profits, and they may also work closely with the logistics and administration departments.

Typical activities

  • Coordinate one or more areas of the organisation’s day to day operations.
  • Develop and implement enhancement of operating policies.
  • Report to those higher up in the organisation, such as the CEO.

Synonyms or related job titles

COO, Chief Operations Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Operations Manager

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