Definition of “micromanager” - English Dictionary

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“micromanager” in Business English

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micromanagernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈmaɪkrəʊˌmænɪdʒər/ us 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.

(Definition of “micromanager” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)