Utter the term “micromanagement,” and you’re sure to elicit negative feelings from anyone within earshot, as the term has a firmly entrenched negative connotation. But many managers, though understanding the aversion, may not truly understand why it’s bad to closely monitor and direct the work of subordinates.
There are several reasons micromanagement can be counterproductive in the workplace. Inefficient use of employee and manager time is a key example, but the negative impact on morale is also a significant. . .
Source: HR Daily Advisor