November 17, 2015

5 Ways To Tell If You're a Micromanager

Original article posted on FastCompany by Gwen Moran

Through the numerous executive assessments we have completed at TSP, one theme brought up consistently throughout this year is that no one is truly a FAN of micromanagers. Not one person said, "Yes, oh my gosh, I love my micromanager!" Micromanagers typically stifle creativity and lower employee job satisfaction. Think you might be one of the many who fall in the traps? Check out this article I collaborated on with Bill Adams, Leigh Steere, and writer, Gwen Moran, to identify and pivot away from a micromanaging culture.

5 Ways To Tell If You're a Micromanager

Tags: consulting & assessment, I/O psych, employee engagement, culture

Marc Prine PhD

Marc is a Director in the Consulting & Assessment practice at Taylor Strategy Partners where he works with clients on improving their performance by using data to better select and develop their people. Dr. Prine earned his Ph.D. in Business Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, M.A. from West Chester University of Pennsylvania, and undergraduate degree from Temple University. He is an adjunct professor in statistics and his work has been published in Forbes and FastCompany. In his spare time, Marc can be found looking for golf balls in tall grass, yelling as if the players on his fantasy team can hear him through the television or doing his best Andrew Zimmer impression and trying the most interesting thing on a menu.



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