About Management Styles. Are You a Micromanager or a Macromanager?

Posted: 11/09/2015 by broadyesl in leadership

Good stuff to consider and becoming aware of our own leadership style!

Excerpt from: http://smartblogs.com/leadership/2015/09/10/are-you-a-micromanager-or-a-macromanager/

Micromanagers focus on Macromanagers focus on
How: Micromanagers want to dictate how to accomplish a task. What: Macromanagers are more concerned about the end product or what is delivered.
Directive: Micromanagers tend to give instructions and decrees. Direction: Macromanagers tend to determine the destination or direction and let other figure out how to get there.
Procedures: Micromanagers concern themselves with regulations, processes, and other administrative issues. Possibilities: Macromanagers focus instead on opportunities and create a compelling vision of the future.
Monitor: Micromanagers have mastered follow-up, ensuring that the commitments made have been delivered. Mentor: Macromanagers focus their energy on helping others grow and develop to reach their potential.
Compliance: Micromanagers ensure that processes have been followed and results delivered. Commitment: Macromanagers tap engagement and ensure a sustainable source of energy, ideas and deep connection to the organization’s mission.
Clearinghouse: Micromanagers serve as an orchestrator at the spoke of the wheel, accepting and funneling information where it’s required. Collaboration: Macromanagers encourage networking and connections among group or team members to ensure strong bonds and ongoing networking to serve the organization as a whole.
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