Special Report 2013: Assessments and Measurement

Measuring the Middle

Frank Kalman

The middle level of an organization is often viewed as the most critical. Companies can use tools such as personality and skill assessments to measure the traits that help to make a midlevel manager successful.

Got Skills? The Evolving Mid-Manager Skill Set

Frank Kalman

The competencies required to be a successful midlevel manager skew toward soft skills steeped in influencing and motivating people.

Under the Microscope: Assessments Get Real

Frank Kalman

Assessment and management experts say measuring skills in midlevel managers requires a multipronged approach.

Evaluation vs. Development

Frank Kalman

Most companies use assessments of some kind to measure their midlevel manager ranks. How they’re used is where variation comes in.