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1210 DIRECTORS AND CHIEF EXECUTIVES
 


    Directors and chief executives head enterprises or organisations (except special interest organisations) and, with the help of at least two other managers, determine and formulate policies and plan, direct and coordinate the general functioning of the enterprise or organisation usually within the guidelines set up by a board of directors or a governing body, to whom they are answerable for the operations undertaken and results obtained.

    Tasks include -

    (a) determining and formulating policies of the enterprise or organisation;

    (b) planning, directing and coordinating the general functioning of the enterprise or organisation;

    (c) determining and directing a particular policy, through consultation with subordinate managers;

    (d) reviewing the operations and results of the enterprise, or organisation, and reporting to governing bodies;

    (e) representing the enterprise or organisation in its dealings with outside bodies, including government or other authorities;

    (f) performing related tasks;

    (g) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Chief executive, enterprise

  • Director-general, enterprise

  • Director-general, organisation

  • Managing director, enterprise

  • Managing director, organisation

  • President, organisation


   
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 Updated 16 September 2004, by VA.