n. A management or regulatory style characterized by intrusiveness or excessive prying.
Other Forms
"Snoopervision" has always been a concern among U.S. workers. It's not uncommon for employees to complain periodically about "big brother" looking over their shoulder. With the advent of today's sophisticated monitoring technology, these complaints have grown louder and more frequent. Now, the issue of workplace privacy is spilling over into the courts. Wary supervisors had better start paying attention.
—Robert. D. Ramsey, “The 'snoopervision' debate: employer interests vs. employee privacy,” Supervision, August 01, 1999
1981 (earliest)
A number of the men agree with a 44-year-old CEO who declared that his bank could "take care of misconduct without government snoopervision."
—Eliza G. Collins, “Sexual Harassment,” Harvard Business Review, March 01, 1981
Daddy is a dear and does not snoopervise me.
—Robert A. Heinlein, Podkayne of Mars, Berkley Books, June 01, 1963