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micromanage

verb To exert an excess of control over subordinates’ activities.

micromanage

Administration A popular term for excess oversight of lower management by upper management
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Micromanagement can be stressful and can be a detriment to businesses for a number of reasons, not the least of which is its effect on productivity.
Micromanagement of each constituency will be done and work will start from each booths.
A report by the political and constitutional reform committee said breaking the "suffocating micromanagement of Whitehall" was "the unfinished business of devolution".
Micromanagement is bad for employees and the manager.
presiding, delusional behavior, arrogance, communication, distractions, and selective micromanagement.
I have often written here about the challenges of micromanagement and the limitations it puts on effectiveness and sustainability.
A House of Lords report is cited as the main influence on this shift towards more micromanagement.
Mr Jones said: "Nuneaton services have been greatly disadvantaged since then, due largely, in my view, to politically-driven micromanagement.
While initially somewhat vague about the reasons for his departure, it has been revealed thatthe reasons include inadequate compensation and an atmosphere of micromanagement.
And the new Universities Wales body expected to replace the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales had to ensure some level of independence to avoid micromanagement from Cardiff Bay, she said.
As it is, they weren't too happy with the CM's predilection for micromanagement.
The world's media picked up on the story, mocking UBS both for taking micromanagement to an all-time low, and epitomising Switzerland's stereotypical pedantry.