T+D January 09 //Intelligence//
Middle Manager Muddle
Stress piles high on the manager’s desk.
By Michael Laff
They get beaten over the head by executives who want them to be more productive and by staff who are discouraged by their leadership style.
Being a middle manager does not hold the status it once did. Accenture recently conducted a survey of job satisfaction among middle managers that revealed how heightened expectations are tied directly to increased frustration.
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