The definition of micromanage is to be overly involved in controlling every detail of a project or work being performed.(verb)
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.
See micromanage in Webster's New World College Dictionary
See micromanage in American Heritage Dictionary 4
transitive verb mi·cro·man·aged, mi·cro·man·ag·ing, mi·cro·man·ag·es
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