micromanager


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micromanager

(ˈmaɪkrəʊˌmænɪdʒə)
n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a person who controls a business or project with excessive attention to minor details
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She represents the female leader stereotype - an extremely aggressive micromanager, with a strong appetite for punishing people at random.
Communicating why you're taking your approach helps to assuage and mitigate negative feelings and fosters trust For example, a person who explains checking and rechecking work products as an exercise in risk mitigation is less likely to be perceived as a micromanager.
He says that he's not a micromanager, and he encourages his professional staff to not micromanage either.
When Soldiers are forced to work under a micromanager, it kills their drive and forward momentum.
He often says "I don't want to sound like a micromanager," then proceeds to deliver a detailed critique of my work.
The founder and president of About the Fit, a Brooklyn-based online couture retailer, she's a Type A micromanager who has trouble leaving even customer service calls in the hands of her eminently capable employees.
I had a very smart and talented boss who had a tendency to be a micromanager.
Said one who wished to remain anonymous, "The current company CEO is a megalomaniac micromanager.
An inveterate micromanager, even in the last desperate throes of a Civil War that had dragged on far longer than most observers thought it ever could, Davis believed that his side had a fighting chance to win right up to the final surrender at Appomattox in April 1865.
One of the main reasons managers keep their distance from their employees is because they fear being intrusive or being a micromanager.