Ben Wigert is Director of Research and Strategy, Workplace Management, at Gallup.
Ryan Pendell is a writer at Gallup. STORY HIGHLIGHTS You can identify a micromanager with one simple question Micromanaged teams can look happy but perform poorly Remote workers and matrixed teams still experience micromanagement The micromanager has become a bit of a boogeyman in the business world. Nobody wants to work for one. Few managers want to be one. Everyone has a horror story about one