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MIDDLE MANAGEMENT Definition & Legal Meaning

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People who serve as project managers in flat organizations or are department heads of accounting, marketing, production or business units, and as such, are this specific type of managers. Middle management constitutes the thickest management layer in a traditional, tall pyramid shaped organization. Middle managers typically have two management levels below them for implementing the top management’s policies and plans. They are usually among the first to be slashed in the ‘resizing’ of a firm.


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