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micromanageverb [T]

uk   /ˈmaɪ.krəʊˌmæn.ɪdʒ/ us   /ˈmaɪ.kroʊˌmæn.ɪdʒ/ often disapproving
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micromanageverb [I or T]

uk   /ˈmaɪkrəˌmænɪdʒ/ us   often disapproving
HR, WORKPLACE, MANAGEMENT to control every part of a situation, project, etc., even including 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 staff members with her unwillingness to delegate tasks. 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 accountability flowing 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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