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Best of: Why we love to hate the middle manager

Season 2, Ep. 22

The Harvard Business Review once published a damning report about middle managers, saying that the very title “evokes mediocrity”. Was that fair? And what does it take to be a good middle manager? Host Isabel Berwick, the FT’s work and careers editor, discusses with Andrew Hill, the FT’s senior business writer and former management editor. This is a repeat of an episode published on October 18, 2022.


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Presented by Isabel Berwick. Editorial direction from Manuela Saragosa. Produced by Novel.


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