A President as Micromanager: How Much Detail Is Enough?

Many presidents have directed policy from on high, shunning the details of most issues. Mr. Obama has adopted a different style, particularly when it comes to economics, as he and his team wrestle with the worst financial crisis the nation has faced since the Depression. Full Story »

Posted by Derek Hawkins - via Alan Murray, Wall Street Journal (Most Emailed)

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Stephen Babcock
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by Stephen Babcock - Aug. 12, 2009

Refresing. Presidential management styles are rarely questioned. And after all, this is what these men actually are on a day-to-day basis. But the Journal gets carried away letting their sources connect management style with policy outcome. Poor management means your employees don't like you, not necessarily that the results are poor. Just ask my boss.

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