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foreman

the principal juror, male or female, who presides at the deliberations of a jury.
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Foremen are now proactively using daily production information to improve their individual productivity.
The point-and-click design of the program is simple enough for people who have never used a computer, making it easy for most of the foremen to learn.
For example, in the cutting off of foremen's neckties and the "shirttail parade," individuals or groups of workers contested managerial authority.
For management officials and industrial arbitrators, male aggression towards foremen and supervisors was far more serious than such behavior toward fellow workers.
She shows women taking to the challenges of mastering their machinery, negotiating their relationships to foremen, bristling under the frustrations of blocked careers and glass ceilings, and in the British case learning the subtle arts of bargaining through output restriction.