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  • Publication Date:
    April 2012

Organizations have begun to understand the critical importance of their mid-level leaders, but this newfound focus arrives against a legacy of neglect. Traditionally, scarce training dollars have flowed toward maximizing the performance of large populations of frontline leaders, and senior-level retirements have driven a sustained focus on the need for executive development. The middle, meanwhile, has tended to be the overlooked level.

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