Skills Spot – Micromanagement Defined
Microelectronics is a great success. Nanotechnology is even better, sexier and smaller. However avoid micromanagement like the Plague. Nobody wants to be around it let alone catch it! If you have got it seek help. Now.
If you think that God is in the details and you have a natural focus and obsession on the little things, like the poor quality of new paperclips, you are a natural Micromanager and you need to know it.
Micromanagement, a 1970’s expression – defined as interference and excessive control – has always been a bad thing. It might have charm and appeal BUT nobody wants to be micromanaged.