Immediate manager was amazing, anyone over was definitely not!
There is a great deal of backstabbing/sabatoging that occurs by upper management to get what they prefer or believe is correct/“fair”, without regard oftentimes for all opinions involved or an honest open mind related to those opinions. If you are disliked or challenging in any way, you will never advance or be given a fair opportunity for advancement despite what you will be told verbally.
Some people genuinely want to excel at their jobs there
Upper management and the micro management