What is a Dotted-Line Manager?
A Dotted-Line manager is an informal manager who is additional to an employee's direct line manager. They are often a team lead or project lead who can provide additional support and guidance.
What Can a Dotted-Line Manager Do in Frankli?
Dotted-Line managers have additional permissions in Frankli as follows;
Visibility of private goals
Visibility of private feedback
Visibility of past reviews
Access to talking point templates
Visibility of 1:1 context manager details (private goals, feedback, ideas, etc.. as per primary manager)
What Makes a Dotted-Line Manager Different from a Regular Manager?
A Dotted-Line manager cannot take any action in the system. This role is solely for visibility.
What Happens When a Dotted-Line Manager is Activated?
Once activated, a Dotted-Line Manager will see additional people in their Team View in Frankli. Where a dotted-line manager has direct reports, there will be a clear distinction in the form of a "Dotted-Line" label.