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Micromanagement can suck the morale right out of a workplace. In this piece, we explain the difference between micromanagement and positive leadership traits like guidance and direction.

There are a number of negative effects that micromanagement can have on a software team

1️⃣ Lower productivity
2️⃣ Decreased morale
3️⃣ Higher turnover
4️⃣ Loss of trust
5️⃣ Loss of teamwork
6️⃣ Less innovation
7️⃣ Increased stress and burnout

But software teams also need solutions. Here are some ways managers can avoid micromanaging, and what they can do instead to promote a healthy, happy workplace.