Antedating of "Middle Manager"

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sat Feb 4 00:32:46 UTC 2006

middle manager (OED3 1956)

1941 _Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science_ July
206 (JSTOR)  Treatment of adjustment of the junior executive to his job is
developed through consideration of such phases as ... the middle manager
as leader.

Fred Shapiro

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