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micromanageverb [T]

uk   /ˈmaɪ.krəʊˌmæn.ɪdʒ/  us   /ˈmaɪ.kroʊˌmæn.ɪdʒ/ often disapproving
micromanagement
noun [U] uk   /ˈmaɪ.krəʊˌmæn.ɪdʒ.mənt/  us   /ˈmaɪ.kroʊˌmæn.ɪdʒ.mənt/
micromanager
noun [C] uk   /ˈmaɪ.krəʊˌmæn.ɪdʒ.ər/  us   /ˈmaɪ.kroʊˌmæn.ə.dʒ.ɚ/
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micromanageverb [I or T]

uk   us   /ˈmaɪkrəˌmænɪdʒ/ often disapproving
HR, WORKPLACE, MANAGEMENT to ​control every ​part of a ​situation, ​project, etc., ​evenincluding the ​small details, in a way that may not be necessary and may not give enough ​responsibility to other ​employees: She tends to micromanage, frustrating ​staffmembers with her unwillingness to ​delegatetasks. It is not the CEO's ​job to micromanage the ​company.
micromanagement
noun [U]
There should be less micromanagement by ​marketing and more ​authority and ​accountabilityflowing to ​sales.
(Definition of micromanage from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “micromanage”
in Chinese (Simplified) 细节管理…
in Chinese (Traditional) 細節管理,微觀管理…
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