Define: Rank-And-File Employees

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Definition: Rank-And-File Employees

What is the dictionary definition of Rank-And-File Employees?

Dictionary Definition

Rank And File are the employees in an organisation who are not in any leadership or managerial positions. Rank and file employees form the majority of the workforce in the organization as opposed to the leaders i.e. the department heads, general managers, presidents’ etc.


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Definition Sources

Definitions for Rank-And-File Employees are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 9th August 2019.