Remote work is the new normal for many. Leaders who sense a lack of control due to their lack of employee interaction may micromanage their teams, leading to reduced engagement, poor motivation and low productivity.
ARE YOU MICROMANAGING YOUR TEAM MEMBERS?
Do you often have concerns or question (outspokenly or silently) employees’ productivity?
Do you find yourself constantly seeking to be included in the loop and wanting to be informed of every bit of progress made?
Do you peek into systems records to check that someone actually did what you asked?
Do you find yourself limiting decisions and authority to yourself in order to maintain engagement with the effort?
Do you find it difficult to delegate tasks because of a lack of trust that they will get done?
EFFECTS OF MICROMANAGEMENT ON YOUR TEAM MEMBERS
ACTIONS TO AVOID MICROMANAGING
May wisdom and courage be with you.
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