Preventing a "frozen middle": How to engage middle managers to close the strategy implementation gap
In a global survey of 500 corporate leaders conducted by The Economist Intelligence Unit,1 respondents pointed to middle and line managers as potential impediments to fulfilling strategic ambitions. The EIU interviewed Bharat Anand and John Seifert to explore the nature of— and solutions to—challenges in engaging the so-called frozen middle. Learn more by downloading our Q&A below.
Gilda is a managing editor with The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Thought Leadership Division in the Americas. Her area of focus is global talent management and she has edited and managed research projects on topics including C-suite perspectives of the human resources function, values-based diversity, talent strategy, the future of the HR function and HR analytics. She has also recently conducted research on the changing role of marketing and customer-centricity. She has presented her research at a number of conferences and webinars.
Before joining The Economist Group, Gilda was an editor of college textbooks at John Wiley. She holds a BA degree from Barnard College and attended the Juilliard School.