Middle Managers In Europe

Middle Managers In Europe

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Based on research on the European Human Capital and Mobility Programme, this book provides an overview of the evolution of middle management in Europe, including: * comparative analysis of their changing role * analysis of the evolution of managerial practices * a study of the consequences of Quality Management on middle managers.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 228 pages
  • 138 x 216mm | 417g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138995843
  • 9781138995840

Table of contents

1. Introduction: Middle Managers in management thinking: crucial... and absent Yves-Frederic Livian 2. Managers, Cadres, Leitende Angestellte: some landmarks about managerial group titles and definitions Franck Bournois and Yves-Frederic Livian 3. Middle Management, Communication and Organization change Martin Rudolf Van Gils 4. Trends in European Middle Management: evidence from five countries Fotis Vouzas, John G. Burgoyne and Yves-Frederic Livian 5. Middle Management in crisis: who should be blamed? The French situation Jean-Pierre Segal 6. The nature of middle manager's work in the civil service: the case of Greece Stella Kufidu 7. Towards the disappearance of middle managers? Three case studies in Danish knowledge organizations Henrik Holt Larsen 8. The New Foreman are here! Analysis of a myth Philippe Trouv'e 9. Middle Management and Quality Improvement: evidence from five countries Fotis Vouzas 10. The changing psychological contracts of middle managers in Great Britain: effects and reactions Sue Dopson and Jean Neumann 11. European Professional and Managerial Staff on the move Michel Rousselot Conclusions Yves-Frederic Livian and John G. Burgoyneshow more