It is fascinating to come across some managers who take pride in micromanagement. Don’t understand what is micromanagement?
Read some of these behaviors and you will understand.
- A manager wants to see every mail that goes from your mailbox
- A manager wants to know who you were speaking to when he could not get you on phone
- He/she wants to see your presentation that you are making to your team
- He/she wants to know exactly what you are going to be speaking when you will be meet his boss.
- This same person wants to suggest what should be the color scheme on your slides and what should be the width of your spreadsheet
- Or even wants to call you every one hour even if he/she is on travel or holiday just to check what you are doing
Got it? In all probability you would have come across such micro-managers around you, if not having one such boss for yourself! How does it feel to have a micro-manager as your boss? What does it do to you? What does it do to the manager?
Think about it!
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