micromanage


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micromanage

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

Administration A popular term for excess oversight of lower management by upper management
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The Pampanga representative also vowed not to 'micromanage' Andaya, Albay 1st District Rep.
'There's no need for me to be in Sarawak to micromanage, I trust in the integrity and ability of my party members tasked to handle the elections.
Yet it wants to micromanage the (internal) affairs of the country,'' he said.
One of the major reasons why managers begin to micromanage is that they don't have open lines of communication with their employees.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had said he intends to complete the amendments and votes on the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for 2017 - the bill that funds Department of Defense (DOD) activities - by Friday, but the Obama Administration said it "strongly objects to many provisions." The NDAA "attempts to micromanage DOD by impeding the Department's ability to respond to changing circumstances, directing overly prescriptive organizational changes, preventing the closure of Guantanamo, and limiting US engagement with Cuba, and includes provisions that set an arbitrary limit on the size of the President's National Security Council staff," the White House said.
Brands and marketers don't have the time and energy required to micromanage multiple systems, along with the repetitive, tedious, inane tasks associated with today's chaotic ad tech landscape.
Soon after, I realized that I had to micromanage myself.
He learned the hard way that the most detrimental thing executives can do is to try to micromanage creative decisions.
But oftentimes, bosses micromanage because they're not getting what they need to do their jobs effectively or they're concerned that you're not cutting it.
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Under the new rules, national capitals would also be allowed to micromanage supplies of protected designation of origin (PDO) or protected geographical indication (PGI) cheeses upon the request of either milk or cheese producers.
He added: "They do not need a meddling minister looking over their shoulder or seeking to micromanage their futures.