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A New Day for Middle Managers

Leaders have an opportunity to support an essential group of employees

The middle isn’t so middle-of-the-road anymore. 

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s been a lot of conversation about the changing roles of middle managers—specifically, how put-upon they’ve been. Since the pandemic, they’ve had to referee back-to-office policies, implement new HR initiatives and often, be the "bad cop" around decisions from the top.

That stress has led to a lot of talk about how middle managers were among the first to bolt during the Great Resignation. But as the dust settles in the post-pandemic era, some research suggests that middle managers are settling into their roles in new ways. For association execs, that represents both a leadership opportunity and a market opportunity.

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