Why we love to hate the middle manager
Roula Khalaf, Editor of the FT, selects her favourite stories in this weekly newsletter.
The Harvard Business Review once published a damning report about middle managers, saying that the very title “evokes mediocrity”. Was that fair? And what does it take to be a good middle manager? Host Isabel Berwick, the FT’s work and careers editor, discusses with Andrew Hill, the FT’s senior business writer and former management editor.
Andrew Hill on why being a manager matters more than ever https://www-ft-com.ezp-prod1.hul.harvard.edu/content/dd340c7b-48e3-459c-84af-bfb704d37665
How demands on team leaders are intensifying https://www-ft-com.ezp-prod1.hul.harvard.edu/content/a1740fb3-bd69-4c8d-a322-8b59332de568
Forget the ‘toxic boss’ - meet the toxic underlings https://www-ft-com.ezp-prod1.hul.harvard.edu/content/a9c0c114-fb8a-4829-bfc0-2f52a2bbef9f
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