micromanage

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Back-formation from micromanagement.

PronunciationEdit

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VerbEdit

micromanage (third-person singular simple present micromanages, present participle micromanaging, simple past and past participle micromanaged)

  1. To manage, direct, or control a person, group, or system to an unnecessary level of detail or precision.
    The employees complained that their boss was micromanaging too much when she insisted that they account for their time in fifteen minute intervals.
Last modified on 29 March 2014, at 01:05