A Those few micromanagers who climb to the top must bring offsetting strengths to counter their annoying habit of maintaining tight control of day-to-day matters. The size of your organization plays a role: If you work at a huge company, you’ll need to stifle the micromanagement to crack the inner circle. But if you’re part of a small, entrepreneurial firm, your micromanagement may actually pay off if you don’t have others to delegate to.
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- Office communication: Align practices with employee perceptions
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