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micromanager

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈmaɪkrəʊˌmænɪdʒər/ often disapproving
MANAGEMENT, HR, WORKPLACE a manager who wants to control every part of a situation, project, etc. in a way that may not be necessary or may not give enough responsibility to other employees: It is difficult to deal with the micromanager who supervises an employee's work in great detail and then subjects it to unnecessary criticism.
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