A good manager will be able to keep tabs on each team members interests & career aspirations.
Communication ultimately is the key to a successful and high-functioning team. Managers being in a position of power (per se) is able to influence team dynamics and processes by using their voice for the power of good.
A good manager will always have a backbone of trust within the team dynamics.
Micromanagement will reduce employee confidence & independence. It will cost also business with the loss of individual minutes that could have been more productively spent.
Teams typically are compromised of individuals with differing strengths.
From a business perspective there may be some pressure on rapid iteration, but your interests as a manager should not be isolated to business interests.
Your team is your responsibility, their sanity & personal development are in your hands to a degree, if team members #1 has an interest in an area that team member #2 is exceptional in, you still should put in the time and effort to further team member's #1 skills.
Being a good manager means being able to resolve conflicts, deal with stress, understanding & relating to the emotions of others, and much more.
Something that is posted online that has agreeable and/or relatable words makes it valid, right?
The amount of dev.to and Medium posts stating "N ways to be a good manager", that proceed to describe traits that boil down to: treat the people in your team as human beings is just crazy.
Managers that manage to manage in the interest of both their people & the business praise-worthy.
Communication (including empathy), organisational skills, personal development, not taking credit, ability to communicate are all part of the expectation & duties for a manager.
What should be the baseline is now being labelled as "great"?