Strategy implementation for middle management



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The focus of this master’s thesis is to understand the challenges that middle managers face in highly turbulent internal and external environments of an organization. Middle Managers have to often perform several roles in an organization such as Entrepreneur, Translator, Team Leader, and Motivator. This research provides tools and techniques for the Middle Managers to implement strategy and to help them become an integral part of strategic renewal process, while performing these roles. The research identifies techniques that could help address the challenge of maintaining a balance between concurrent existence of stability and creative chaos within their organizations. The output of the research is a guideline that Middle Managers can use to facilitate successful execution of strategy at middle levels and in-turn build middle management excellence.