Lonely at the top? Try being in the middle.
A recent study finds middle managers who feel less powerful are often lonelier in their work than those who feel more so. This can have ramifications not only for individuals who feel unrecognised and alienated from those who employ them, but also for organisations themselves, particularly if the affected mid-level managers take out their frustrations in the workplace.
Lam, H.W. (2020). Lonely at the top? Try being in the middle. RSM Discovery 38. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/129184