Micromanagement is one of the leading causes of employee unhappiness at work. Why? We are neurologically wired to perceive and respond to micromanagement as a threat. That’s right — there’s really no helping that feeling of irritation and foreboding when a manager is breathing down your neck. We crave autonomy over our own lives, and when we don’t have it, our threat response automatically repels the source.
If you’re worried that YOU’RE being a micromanager at work, take this short, fun quiz to get some insight into your work style. See if you’re a micromanager, or if you’re being squashed by an overbearing colleague. What can you improve your office culture today? Check out the business infographic below and feel free to comment.
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