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Do you call an assistant of an assistant manager vice-assistant manager, deputy assistant manager, assistant-assistant manager or something else?

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closed as too localized by z7sg Ѫ, kiamlaluno, onomatomaniak, Jasper Loy, waiwai933 Nov 6 '11 at 16:36

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I have a hunch this will vary a great deal according to corporate structure. – onomatomaniak Nov 3 '11 at 8:01
is the assistant of an assistant manager a manager? I would think they are simply an assistant. – Mitch Nov 3 '11 at 11:49
Flanders and Swann mentioned the Chief Assistant to the Assistant Chief (but not seriously.) – TimLymington Nov 3 '11 at 14:04
Obviously, Assistant (to the) Assistant Regional Manager. – HaL Nov 3 '11 at 15:26
I agree with @onomatomaniak and consequently I don't think there is a right answer. You can call it what you like: assistant manager's assistant, sub-assistant manager, etc. or something more descriptive of their actual role. – z7sg Ѫ Nov 3 '11 at 16:02
up vote 2 down vote accepted

If the manager is the highest authority, and the assistant manager is his or her deputy, and if the assistant to the assistant manager supervises, why not call her a supervisor?

If she doesn't supervise, why not call her an assistant?

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