How Middle Managers Are Leading The Push To Make Workplaces Better
According to a 2015 article in The Atlantic – “The Secret Suffering of the Middle Manager”– a study of 22,000 U.S. workers found that, as a class, middle managers suffered from the highest levels of depression of any group in the workforce.
A contributing factor to that depression: they don’t get to make big decisions.
Whether in pop culture, Dilbert cartoons, or business literature, the title “middle manager” is often derogatory, describing a job with frustratingly little power but plenty of responsibility. But this is an unfair characterization because managers outside the C suite are incredibly important to their organizations and have the power to inspire and uplift their employees.
To explore the depth of this phenomenon, we decided to look at a number of data points to see how prevalent middle managers are in leading employee engagement strategies. We used TINYpulse and our own clients as a barometer but also looked outside at the larger world of work. Here’s what we did…
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