What is a General Manager?

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Jaap de Jonge
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🔥NEW A General Manager (GM) is an executive / senior role within a company, overseeing most or all of a firm's functions. Contrary to functional managers, GMs have a broad, overall responsibility for profit and loss in a company (or a major part of it), and they manage across all or at least multiple functions (i.e., finance, marketing, operations). DEFINITION OF A GENERAL MANAGER A general manager is a person who has a broad, overall, general management responsibility for a particular business or organization or some substantial area of it. JOB TITLES of GENERAL MANAGERS Persons having a general management responsibility may be called in various ways and hold many different job titles, including (but not limited to): President Senior Vice-President (SVP) Vice-President (VP) Regional Vice-President (Regional VP) CEO Senior Partner Partner Managing Director (MD) Director General Manager (GM) Manager Country Manager Segment Manager Regional (...) Read more? Sign up for free

Lecturer, India

Should a GM be Paid Equal on Par with CFO?

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Consultant, Morocco

What is the Key Role of a General Manager

A general manager is indeed all what you write. I (...)

  Loh Tean Hin
CxO / Board, Indonesia

Renumeration of General Manager Role

Remuneration for a GM should be higher when turnin (...)

  Mark Buzan

Use of Term GM in Non-profit Organizations?

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  Maurice Hogarth
Consultant, United Kingdom

The Function of General

Regardless of the actual job title, all managers a (...)


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