There are plenty of resources on managing employees but only in recent years has there been an emphasis on managing those to whom we report. The article entitled “Social Styles and the Art of Managing Up” by John R. Darling published in the Journal of Academic Librarianship in 1987 was the springboard for a lively discussion that included seven library directors and eight individuals from a variety of positions.
Van Sicklen, Lindsay L.
"Managing Up: Subtle but Effective Communication with the “Powers That Be”,"
The Christian Librarian: Vol. 50
, Article 4.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.georgefox.edu/tcl/vol50/iss2/4