Managers trying to meddle with the work of their subordinates are often experienced in most offices today. The reason being is that most of the time, managers; being in their position, feel that what they know is always best. While this may not hold true all the time, the entire departmentâ€™s performance evaluation shall be dependent on their management capabilities and how effectively they can motivate their staff into performing into one well-oiled unit.
This occurrence may sometimes backfire. Not all people can work efficiently when managerâ€™s try to step in and want things to be done their way, most of the time the proper way as far as they are concerned. Normally, this occurrence would be natural in nature, but on the employeeâ€™s part, this becomes an obstacle for them to be able to grow out of their shell and excel in their job, especially for people who take pride in their work. Such an incident is academically a stumbling block, and worse may trigger friction and probable denial in obtaining career goals.
Here is a good article on Workplace Conflict Resolution for further insights.