Are new, innovative ideas not flowing from your employees? Do you believe nothing will get done right if you aren’t involved? You’re probably a micromanager.
Micromanagers can suffocate their employees, and ultimately, their companies. Millennial workers, in particular, are not down with micromanagement: they tend to be self-starters who want to matter and belong beyond their occupational roles. As millennials begin to overtake the American workplace, micromanagement will have to leave it, even if employers do think Generation Y needs hand-holding (and indeed, even if Generation Y expects it).
Take the below infographic quiz from management software company Wrike to find out if you are a micromanager. (click to enlarge)