Middle managers have a great effect on employee engagement.
Although many assume implementing employee engagement tactics is the sole responsibility of talent development, HR, or the C-suite, that might be incorrect. According to The Middle Revolution, a recent study from TINYpulse, another group of leaders is playing an increased role: the middle manager.
More than 70 percent of the study's 500 respondents reported that their manager had implemented engagement tactics. Of the other 30 perce