Remote work is a new avenue for many businesses. And a lot of them found themselves in the situation overnight where essentially their employees had to set up home offices rather quickly. These changes have been a shock to employees, to the organizations they work for, and to their supervisors and leaders. Among the many challenges that has surfaced in this new way of working, is micromanaging. This greatly affects productivity, innovation, and morale. We’re going to look at the negative effects of micromanaging, including its damage to trust. We’re going to talk about why micromanaging is unnecessary. And we’re going to explore ways that leaders can be more engaging with their employees and their teams without micromanaging.