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Boss Type: Micromanager

Micromanaging is one of the most prevalent management dysfunctions in the workplace. This is the boss that is constantly checking in or looking over your shoulder. She tells exactly how to do something. He doesn’t allow task autonomy. She Seldom solicits input. He’s not good at delegating—only assigning. The good news is that it is also one of the easiest to deal with. The first step is to try to understand the source of the behavior. The second step is to employ strategies to effectively manage the micromanager.

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Yet Another Story About My Micromanager

Micromanaging is one of the most prevalent management dysfunctions in the workplace. This is the boss that is constantly checking in or looking over your shoulder. She tells exactly how to do something. He doesn’t allow task…  Read More

My Story About My Micromanager

Micromanaging is one of the most prevalent management dysfunctions in the workplace. This is the boss that is constantly checking in or looking over your shoulder. She tells exactly how to do something. He doesn’t allow task…  Read More

 

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