Definition of Line Manager

A-Line manager, also known as a supervisor, foreperson, section leader, the team leader is an employee responsible to manage other employees and business operations while reporting to a higher-ranking manager. They are of high importance as they play a dynamic role in managing and supervising the operations of the business. They manage their workforce on daily basis and act as a liaison between higher management and employee.


Line managers are responsible to make sure employees are reporting to them and doing their jobs perfectly to achieve the departmental or organizational goals. Good line managers actively coordinate with their team, support them, encourage them for better productivity and put continuous improvement methodologies like daily work feedback or customer feedback to improve team productivity.

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