middle management


Definition of middle management

: management personnel intermediate between operational supervisors and policy-making administrators

Other Words from middle management

middle manager noun

Examples of middle management in a Sentence

He was just promoted to middle management.
Recent Examples on the Web Courthouses had become so overcrowded that proceedings were being conducted in spaces more suited for budgetary meetings of middle management. Emily Langer, Washington Post, 30 July 2022 In many companies, HR is desperately trying to convince top and middle management to embrace a coaching culture. Kirsten Dierolf, Forbes, 28 Jan. 2022 That includes Alyeska Resort in Girdwood, which is building a $6.6 million facility designed for employees in middle management, who are increasingly struggling to find affordable housing there. Alex Demarban, Anchorage Daily News, 19 June 2022 In this world, making it into middle management is an expression of feminism, an act of resistance. Nicole Goodkind, CNN, 9 June 2022 Today, women hold fewer than 25% of middle management positions, and the percentage gets lower at each rung up the corporate ladder. Rodger Dean Duncan, Forbes, 26 Apr. 2022 This should start at the board, the executive management team, middle management and across the whole organization. Expert Panel®, Forbes, 13 Apr. 2022 The middle management level is critical because that’s where women’s careers often stall. Sally Percy, Forbes, 8 Mar. 2022 There are risks in every large multi-national in data stewardship and in middle management and emerging companies, the risks are even higher. Cindy Gordon, Forbes, 28 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of middle management

1941, in the meaning defined above

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10 Aug 2022

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“Middle management.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/middle%20management. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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