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Definition of micromanagement noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

micromanagement

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈmaɪkrəʊmænɪdʒmənt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmaɪkroʊmænɪdʒmənt//
 
[uncountable] (especially North American English, disapproving)
 
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the practice of controlling every detail of a business, especially your employees' work Very few owner-managers are ever able to identify micromanagement as a problem.