Washington Post Innovations columnist Vivek Wadhwa issued a statement regarding the death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs.
On the heels of Steve Jobs’ departure as Apple’s CEO many have written about his and Apple’s success. In many of these articles the word micromanager has appeared as his preferred management style—and the “secret” to Apple’s success. I think that in most cases that is an overreach! I also think that it is a matter of using the right terminology: hands-on is a better descriptor for Jobs, not micromanager!