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1    a person who directs or manages an organization, industry, shop, etc.  
2    a person who controls the business affairs of an actor, entertainer, etc.  
3    a person who controls the training of a sportsman or team  
4    a person who has a talent for managing efficiently  
5      (Law)   a person appointed by a court to carry on a business during receivership  
6    (in Britain) a member of either House of Parliament appointed to arrange a matter in which both Houses are concerned  
7    a computer program that organizes a resource, such as a set of files or a database  
  managership      n  

bank manager  
      n   a person who directs the business of a local branch of a bank  
city manager  
      n   (in the U.S.) an administrator hired by a municipal council to manage its affairs  
   See also       council-manager plan  
council-manager plan  
      n   (in the U.S.) a system of local government with an elected legislative council and an appointed administrative manager  
   See also       city manager  
floor manager  
1    the stage manager employed in the production of a television programme  
2    a person in overall charge of one floor of a large shop or department store  
fund manager  
      n   an employee of an insurance company, pension fund, investment trust, etc., who manages its fund of investments  
stage manager  
      n   a person who supervises the stage arrangements of a theatrical production  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  


administrator, boss     (informal)   comptroller, conductor, controller, director, executive, gaffer     (informal, chiefly Brit.)   governor, head, organizer, overseer, proprietor, superintendent, supervisor  

English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  

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A specific technical worksheet tool with performer's requirements. Excellent start of negotiations between performers, managers and contractors. (These requirements might include sound and light conditions for the show, food lodging and transportation of artistic talents)
right granted to a general assembly to give an opinion on the salaries and bonuses of top managers
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