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middle management

n.
The middle tier of management, usually including lower executives and employees who manage supervisors overseeing day-to-day operations.

middle manager n.
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middle management

n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a level of management in an organization or business consisting of executives or senior supervisory staff in charge of the detailed running of an organization or business and reporting to top management. Compare top management
middle manager n
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mid′dle man′agement


n.
the middle echelon of administration in business and industry.
[1945–50]
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Translations
encadrement intermédiaire

middle management

nquadri mpl intermedi
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* Gayle Hornaday (Henderson Libraries in Nevada) provides excellent checklists for the new middle manager. In just a few pages, she lists some essentials you need to find out about your department, your library, and your community.
The management training classes that the Management Training Institute is delivering are so highly engaging that the middle manager participants invariably ask when the next management training seminar will be offered."
Average pay for a company chief executive stands at more than PS215,000, compared with around PS43,000 for a middle manager.
"In 1973 when we launched this survey, a typical chief executive earned less than three times as much as a middle manager; today they earn nearly five times as much.
In this follow-up to Transitioning from Librarian to Middle Manager (2004), Mosley (Texas A&M Evan's Library) addresses the challenges of ongoing change and staff relationships and development, self-development, finding sources of financial support, and managing budgets.
So, if a middle manager's image of volunteers is that they are mainly nice but not very skilled, that unit will design volunteer positions with low expectations (and self-fulfilling prophecy will produce volunteers who don't care to be challenged).
"But a quick-witted, intelligent or even simply aggressive employee - or worse still, a group of employees 'ganging up' - can sometimes see it as being great sport to embarrass a middle manager. Trying to operate, manage and motivate a team while also being intimidated can put massive psychological stresses upon that middle manager.
I just can't get excited about chubby computer techs led by a cranky middle manager "seizing" the government's own computer.
For years, the term "middle manager" conjured an image of the "Man in the Gray Flannel Suit," the ultimate conformist who was just an expendable layer of bureaucracy, or that other fixture of corporate America, the "yes man."
In a U-form organization, there is a middle manager of production and a middle manager for marketing.
* This article examines the impact of a middle manager's demographic characteristics on the level of support received during strategy implementation.