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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Mueller was interested in the details of his team's work, but he was not a micromanager, a different person familiar with his investigation said.
It's easy to be productive when you're not being observed by a critical micromanager. Once you're finished with a project, people will appreciate your efforts.
It wasn't in my nature to manage "tight" because I felt I was being intrusive and didn't want to be a micromanager. I expected team members to reach out to me if they had concerns or needed help.
But each and every company that I design because I'm not a micromanager, I don't believe that someone needs to have a manager or a boss looking over their shoulder constantly and telling them what to do.
While there was interplay between civil society, economic, and technical actors, "the State remained at the center as a micromanager of social relations" (p.
An admitted micromanager, he had to learn the communication skills, including active listening, that engender loyalty and bring the company together as a team.
"I used to be a micromanager, but now I work hard at delegating authority.
Confer enjoys challenging people to come up with new ideas or better ways of doing things and doesn't think of himself as a micromanager or as terribly hands on.
Another caution for PM Imran is not to become a micromanager in daily commerce of the state.
Or you could wear the red cape and try to fix the bad of the job by talking to human resources and studying strategies for dealing with a micromanager.