December 2016
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Word Wiz: Macromanagement

Everyone in a leadership position is aware—and likely wary—of micromanagement, or the tendency for a manager to keep a frustratingly tight grasp on the smallest details of her employees' work. But what if that wariness goes too far, leading the manager to avoid taking charge at all? Enter macromanagement, a term created by Tanya Menon and Leigh Thompson and featured in their book, Stop Spending, Start Managing: Strategies to Transform Wasteful Habits.

According to Menon, American


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