Middle manager roles require a strong balancing act. They have many stakeholders to manage and therefore influencing and collaboration becomes extremely important skill sets for this layer. The notion of success in many of these cases is linked to past achievements which fosters a belief that they are ready for the next level. This notion may or may not be true; however for an organization the challenging aspect is to make a large segment of this population confront the reality and also keep them motivated and engaged along with shaping up career paths for the people who are considered to be High Potentials

Feb 2013 , Gurgaon