Difference between Managers and Micromanagers

Are you an effective leader or an activities director?

Dave Crenshaw does an excellent job outlining the different management styles of effective leaders and not so effective supervisors, who he calls ‘activities directors.’ What an excellent way to describe a micromanager – an activity director

 

 

What will be particularly helpful for the untrained supervisor or manager, who watches this video, is that Dave outlines five behaviors of the micromanager and contrasts those with the actions of effective leaders. The table provides a summary that you can reference after you watch the video. If you see yourself as an activity director, this video gives you a sense of where you need to go to get to the effective leader side.

 

Are you an effective leader or activities director? - The Supervisors Companion - Jeanne Hugg

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