Even more troubling is the number of bad bosses out there. workers compared bosses with too much power to toddlers with too much power. When asked where they should focus their efforts, managers overwhelmingly say, "Bringing in the numbers"; yet they are most often fired for poor people skills.Gallup research found that 60 percent of government workers are miserable because of bad bosses. Talent Smart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we've found that 90 percent of top performers are skilled at managing their emotions in times of stress in order to remain calm and in control.How to neutralize a micromanager: Successful people appeal to micromanagers by proving themselves to be flexible, competent, and disciplined while staying in constant communication.A micromanager is naturally drawn to the employee who produces work the way she envisions. Some do so obliviously, while others smugly manipulate their employees, using them as instruments of their own success.
He chooses favorites and creates divisions among employees, who become frustrated by the imbalance in attention and respect.
Despite your boss' fixation on detail, she appreciates your work; she just doesn't know how to show it.