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When only micromanagement will do


There are times when micromanaging is both good and necessary, according to Christine M. Riordan, writing for Forbes.com, as she runs through some scenarios where managers should keep a closer eye on the day-to-day work of their employees.

While Riordan, a professor of management and an executive consultant, admits that "very bad things" can result from unnecessary attention to detail, she maintains there are times when it is "essential" to micromanage.


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