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manager

 [man´ah-jer]
one who controls how something is done or used.
case manager the health care professional responsible for formulating a coordinated, comprehensive plan for individuals who need long-term health care supervision. It is the responsibility of the case manager to work with all health care providers, the patient, the patient's significant others, third party payers, and health care facilities in order to identify and meet the patient's needs.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

manager

A generic term for a person who is formally responsible for co-ordinating a particular activity by directing or guiding the activity of subordinates.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
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'Salt meat and new rum; pease-pudding and chaff-biscuits,' said the manager, taking a whiff at his pipe to keep it alight, and returning to his work of embellishment.
'You need be able to,' said the manager, 'if you go on board ship; but you won't.'
'Because there's not a skipper or mate that would think you worth your salt, when he could get a practised hand,' replied the manager;
'Does no other profession occur to you, which a young man of your figure and address could take up easily, and see the world to advantage in?' asked the manager.
'We'll have a new show-piece out directly,' said the manager. 'Let me see--peculiar resources of this establishment--new and splendid scenery--you must manage to introduce a real pump and two washing- tubs.'
'Yes,' replied the manager. 'I bought 'em cheap, at a sale the other day, and they'll come in admirably.
Then it can't be helped,' said the manager. 'If you had been, we might have had a large woodcut of the last scene for the posters, showing the whole depth of the stage, with the pump and tubs in the middle; but, however, if you're not, it can't be helped.'
No one knew it, however, least of all the Manager, who, cracking his whip, cried out:
"What do I want with a lame donkey?" said the Manager to the stableboy.
The committee could consist of tax department managers as well employees in nontax management, such as the corporate controller or the CFO.
This is because the method is holistic and provides an in-depth view of situations and events, which is the kind of understanding that environmental managers and many other disciplines require.
Managers of Japanese and foreign companies all over Japan are now faced with the reality that there is going to be no easy return to reasonable profits--and that improving the business is going to be through single-minded focus on the key internal issues of staff performance, technical assets and execution of the business, plus brand power or intellectual property rights.