transitive verb-·aged, -·ag·ing
When a boss assigns a project but then oversees every tiny little bit of the project down to what paperclips the employees use to keep the papers together, this is an example of a time when the boss micromanages.
transitive verbmi·cro·man·aged, mi·cro·man·ag·ing, mi·cro·man·ag·es
(third-person singular simple present micromanages, present participle micromanaging, simple past and past participle micromanaged)
Back-formation from micromanagement.
- Furthermore, players can choose to macro or micromanage at their heart's desire, managing all cities and units directly or choosing to allow them to act on their own.
- Be sure to discuss design ideas with the person who is decorating the cake,and don't micromanage a person who is donating time and materials as a caring gesture!
- If you're a crafty person yourself, you may have the urge to micromanage your child's creative projects.