11When You Manage a Micromanager Directly Impacting the Behavior of Others

Executives, managers, HR professionals, and leadership coaches are frequently confronted with the challenge of “fixing” others’ micromanagement behaviors. It may be the behavior of a manager that reports to them directly or a staff person who is interfering with and disrupting his or her peers. Initiating changes in the behavior of others may present itself as a normal part of an employee appraisal process, giving you time to impact behaviors over an extended period of time, or you may be faced with an urgent intervention situation. Regardless of the time or urgency involved, it is never an easy task to confront people about their behavior. Getting someone to acknowledge ...

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