How Middle and Senior Managers Can Work Together to Define a New Way of Leading
In today’s fast-paced corporate climate, middle managers are expected to work with speed, flexibility and trust. Unfortunately, they cannot always do so: They carry the burden of leading companies into the future, but feel pressured to persist with antiquated practices in order to appease some outmoded bosses. Sadly, these outdated ways often become habit. What can middle managers do in order to please their superiors, but initiate change so that the bad management habits don’t reach the next generation? In this forthright talk, Boston Consulting Group’s Elizabeth Lynch gives indispensable advice to middle managers who are literally stuck in the middle: expected to effect modern change yet dependent on their superiors’ approval.