Definition of middle management in English:

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middle management

Pronunciation:

noun

[mass noun]
The managers in an organization at a level between senior and junior managers.
Example sentences
  • Despite growing evidence showing that downsizing middle management may reduce organizational flexibility and innovation, executives still appear to make this a frequent practice.
  • Not only may there be differences of level within broad occupational categories - such as those between senior and middle management - but the kinds of enterprises in which people work have great significance.
  • Our immediate intervention was to strengthen the capacity of senior and middle management in the revenue department.

Derivatives

middle manager

noun
Example sentences
  • There are courses for new managers, middle managers, senior managers, and executives.
  • Foreign executives who might otherwise be at a cultural and linguistic loss have been able to rely on Chinese middle managers for quality control.
  • Offices hummed as clerks and secretaries, executives and middle managers, accountants and bookkeepers scurried to attend their burgeoning enterprises.

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