Tim Swenk Advisor-Project Management
Tim Swenk has over 35 years of comprehensive experience in the engineering and construction industry with many years of experience with both McDermott and Fluor. He held...
In this time of business transformation, engagement of Mid-level leaders by the executive team is crucial. Mid-level Leaders (managers) support the message from the C-Suite and provide the feedback loop critical to getting all on board with the future vision. These managers live and speak the language of working level individuals and will have the most impact to ensure engagement and buy-in. To get here, requires a purposeful level of communication from executive leaders in our virtually connected world.
Mid-level leaders must be able to answer these basic questions to impact understanding of working level individuals:
The clarity of the communication and the expectations of Mid-level management in cascading executive level communication are crucial elements of an overall plan.
As an executive, plan your approach and frequency of communication to those managing the face of the work or service. Place extra emphasis on the impact the mid-level manager will have on the success of the business change, and provide them with the tools to enable them to be effective communicators and transformational leaders, This is how an entire organization is effectively mobilized.