Manager articles

  • Middle Management – Responses to Readers’ Perspectives

    I wrote an article on 4 reasons why startups need middle management and followed it up with some tips on developing middle managers at startups. I received a lot of interesting and thought provoking comments to these articles and I would like to sincerely thank all those who shared their perspectives. Here are some of my thoughts on each of the issues…

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  • Developing Middle Managers at Startups

    Middle Managers are the tacticians in the company. They convert broader business objectives into specific, executable tasks that they then guide and supervise others through. They train, mentor and motivate the team to be productive. And they lead, by doing…

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  • 4 Reasons why Startups need Middle Management

    I firmly believe that startup founders will gain from building a strong middle management layer. Middle managers help take off operational burden from the founders, drive team productivity, enhance employee engagement and take the startup to the next level.

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