Micromanagement: Corporate Disease No. 1

Pim de Morree
Written by Pim de Morree January 12, 2022

Micromanagement is about as persistent as a pesky mosquito that you can never seem to swat away. It just keeps showing up, sometimes biting you on the leg, other times buzzing near your ear for no particular reason—and then flying away right before you can smack it. And with micromanagement being the default approach for scores of managers in the workforce, have you ever wondered how many employees out there actually enjoy micromanagement?

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We've examined the troves of data. We've looked at the scientific evidence. And we've found the definitive answer:

None! Zero. Literally no one likes being micromanaged. Not a single person in the history of persons.

So, to all micromanagers out there: stop doing it. You're ruining people's lives.

Micromanagement is about as persistent as a pesky mosquito that you can never seem to swat away.
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