Microelectronics is a great success. Nanotechnology is even sexier - and smaller. But don't bother with micromanagement. No one likes it. If you think that God is in the details and you can't help noticing the little things, like the poor quality of new paperclips, you're a natural micromanager. Since appearing in America, c1979, micromanagement - defined as interference and excessive control - has always been a bad thing. In truth, while micromanaging has its charms, no-one at all wants to be micromanaged.
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