Does micromanagement work? How else do you get what you want? This article claims that it is not effective at all – It merely gives a manager the illusion of control. The reason micromanagement is so harmful to employee happiness and productivity can be explained in part through self-determination theory which has to do with human motivation. In today’s time, retaining our employees is more critical than ever and managing has become an even more skilled art. This article provides a valuable perspective on the impact of micromanagement and offers some suggestions on how to shift gears. Definitely a worthwhile read!
Micromanagement is Not the Answer