Macromanager financial definition of Macromanager
A manager who tries to exert authority outside his/her department. That is, a macromanager is a micromanager who believes his/her authority extends further than it actually does.
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The perspective on leadership boils down to two broad categories: the micromanager and the macromanager
. The micromanager will supervise and approve every detail, keeping a heavy hand in the overall progress of the project.
(42.) Louis Fisher, "Congress as Macromanager
of the Executive Branch," in The Managerial Presidency, ed.