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foreman

noun chairman of a jury, chief, commander, director, head, leader, manager of the jury, master, member of the jury, overseer, presiding juryman, superintendent, supervisor
Associated concepts: grand jury foreman, petit jury foreman, trial jury foreman
See also: chief, director, superintendent

foreman

the principal juror, male or female, who presides at the deliberations of a jury.
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Thus, while supervision, foremanship, mid-management, and routine work will not literally vanish, they will shrink, as they are absorbed by teams or automated, or both.
63) A complex bonus system and labor grading scheme was adopted which promised a steep rise in rewards to workers whose efficiency approached one hundred percent, and further, an experiment was conducted with functional foremanship before it was abandoned for a line and staff model.
Dartnell publishes Foremanship, a twice-a-month bulletin designed for public works foremen.