In business management, micromanagement is a management style whereby a manager closely observes or controls the work of subordinates or employees. Micromanagement generally has a negative connotation.
While micromanagers may have good intentions, they ultimately have a negative impact on your performance and prevent you from professional growth.
Micromanagers are the demoralizing control freaks of the working world. They lord over their employees, scrutinize their every move and generally make work miserable for everyone they excessively boss around. You know the type, perhaps better than you care to admit.
How can you be sure your boss is a micromanager? Take the quiz below by adding one point for each statement that applies to you.
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