As a corporate employee that started at the bottom so to speak and earned my stripes to get into management, I was able to bounce around and see different types of leadership in action. I was the recipient of different types of leadership.
As kids we dream of "one thing we would do if we were president". Normally it is no homework for all school aged kids.
As I experienced various types of leadership, I quickly decided that micromanagement would not be my leadership style. It was the "one thing I would do as a manager."
As defined in the Trainual Blog post "4 Signs of Micromanagement":
Micromanagement is a leadership style where managers excessively supervise their direct reports. So, rather than delegating a task and trusting it will get done, a micromanager will hover over each step as it is performed, insert themselves into the process, or take over completely. If they do delegate, micromanagers want the task done exactly how they would do it...