Over the last 30 years, leaders of innovative companies have been treated as the heroes of business, people who transformed our lives with their vision. That’s true, but as important as great leaders are in building an innovative company, little would happen if effective middle management did not support them.

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This article draws its inspiration from the paper The Conjoint Influence of Top and Middle Management Characteristics on Management Innovation, written by Mariano L.M. Heyden, Jatinder S. Sidhu, and Henk W. Volberda and soon to be published in the Journal of Management.

Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), Erasmus University

Sidhu, J.S. (2016). Middle managers: their role in management innovation. RSM Discovery - Management Knowledge, 25(1), 8–10. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/93042