Mediocre Middle Management

Paris, Ellen
February 2000
Entrepreneur;Feb2000, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p38
Focuses on a survey which concluded that employee retention is directly linked to employee-manager relationships. Advice for motivating managers; Traits that managers should look for in an employee.


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