General Manager

English translation: it depends on the definition you want.

22:48 Aug 25, 2018
English to English translations [Non-PRO]
Bus/Financial - Other
English term or phrase: General Manager
General Manager, Production Business Div. and General Manager, Merchandise Div.

This is for a business card who works for a catalog shopping company.

(Division may be BU. )

I would like to know whether General Manager is OK or should be changed to Director.

Thank you very much.
Sue-my
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English translation:it depends on the definition you want.
Explanation:
A general manager is an executive who has overall responsibility for managing both the revenue and cost elements of a company's income statement, known as profit & loss (P&L) responsibility. A general manager usually oversees most or all of the firm's marketing and sales functions as well as the day-to-day operations of the business. Frequently, the general manager is responsible for effective planning, delegating, coordinating, staffing, organizing, and decision making to attain desirable profit making results for an organization.

A director is a person from a group of managers who leads or supervises a particular area of a company. Companies that use this term often have many directors spread throughout different business functions or roles (e.g. director of human resources).The director usually reports directly to a vice president or to the CEO directly in order to let them know the progress of the organization.
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general manager
it depends on the definition you want.


Explanation:
A general manager is an executive who has overall responsibility for managing both the revenue and cost elements of a company's income statement, known as profit & loss (P&L) responsibility. A general manager usually oversees most or all of the firm's marketing and sales functions as well as the day-to-day operations of the business. Frequently, the general manager is responsible for effective planning, delegating, coordinating, staffing, organizing, and decision making to attain desirable profit making results for an organization.

A director is a person from a group of managers who leads or supervises a particular area of a company. Companies that use this term often have many directors spread throughout different business functions or roles (e.g. director of human resources).The director usually reports directly to a vice president or to the CEO directly in order to let them know the progress of the organization.

Seyedeh Negin Mahjoub
Iran
Native speaker of: Native in Farsi (Persian)Farsi (Persian)
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