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MINOR GROUP 131: GENERAL MANAGERS
 


    General managers head various small business undertakings which they manage on their own behalf, or on behalf of the proprietors, with the assistance of no more than one other manager and some non-managerial help.

    Tasks performed usually include: planning, formulating and implementing policies: managing daily operations and reviewing results: negotiating with suppliers, customers and other enterprises; planning and controlling the use of resources and the selection of staff; reporting to owners, if any-, supervising other workers.

    Occupations in this minor group are classified into the following unit groups:

    1311 General managers in agriculture, hunting, forestry and fishing

    1312 General managers in manufacturing

    1313 General managers in construction

    1314 General managers in wholesale and retail trade

    1315 General managers of restaurants and hotels

    1316 General managers in transport, storage and communications

    1317 General managers of business services

    1318 General managers in personal care, cleaning, and related services

    1319 General managers not elsewhere classified

    Note

    The unit groups defined in this minor group classify jobs of General managers found in nine broad areas of economic activity. To define these areas in more detail, the following references can be made to the International standard classification of all economic activities (ISIC), issued by the United Nations Secretariat ST/ESA/STAT/SER.M/4/REV3/ADD.2, New York, 1988.

    - Unit group 1311 refers to the jobs of General managers found in enterprises classified in ISIC tabulation category A Agriculture, hunting, and forestry and B Fishing.

    - Unit group 1312 refers to the jobs of General managers found in enterprises classified in ISIC tabulation category C Mining and quarrying, D Manufacturing and Unit group E Electricity, gas and water supply

    - Unit group 1313 refers to the jobs of General managers found in enterprises classified in ISIC tabulation category F Construction.

    - Unit group 1314 refers to the jobs of General managers found in enterprises classified in ISIC tabulation category G Wholesale and retail trade; Repair of motor vehicles, motor cycles and personal and household goods.

    - Unit group 1315 refers to the jobs of General managers found in enterprises classified in ISIC tabulation category H Hotels and Restaurants.

    - Unit group 1316 refers to the jobs of General managers found in enterprises classified in ISIC tabulation category I Transport, storage and communication.

    - Unit group 1317 refers to the jobs of General managers found in enterprises classified in ISIC tabulation categories J Financing intermediation and K Real estate, renting and business activities.

    - Unit group 1318 refers to the jobs of General managers found in enterprises classified in ISIC divisions 90, Sewage and refuse disposal, sanitation and similar activities, and 93 Other service activities, and in tabulation category P Private households with employed persons.

    - Unit group 1319 refers to the jobs of General managers found in enterprises classified in ISIC tabulation categories M Education, and N Health and social work, and in division 92 Recreational, cultural and sporting activities.

   
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 Updated 16 September 2004, by VA.