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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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Almost everyone knows when they are being micromanaged, but very few can recognize when they are micromanaging.
Some people work better if they are micromanaged and are held accountable all day long.
This article demonstrates that a micromanaged NPD environment can create a demotivated workforce and even lead to high staff turnover.
Palestinian and Israeli diplomatic sources speaking to WND recently said the evacuation of the five West Bank communities was heavily micromanaged by officers of the U.
The first, and most benign, is that the boss is being micromanaged by his boss.
Merloni has engineered a line of smart refrigerators, washing machines, ovens, and dishwashers designed to be remotely micromanaged for optimal power efficiency, again by both the user and the utility.
How much of the micromanaged civil rights legislative agenda, the author asks, is actually necessary for gays, particularly as gays "do not even have to seek, as blacks did before them, the right to be integrated into the military; they are already integrated.
Bankers are being micromanaged through the regulators out of Washington, D.
These include the waning of manual manufacturing and the rise of an information-based service economy, the further evolution of which is the recently coined "experience economy," a designation of micromanaged zones of commerce that project ambience around products to increase profits.
Being micromanaged by someone who has authority and less ability