I have beem a manager for less than a year. I currently supervise 3 analysts in the IT field. When I first started I had weekly 1X1's with my direct reports. However one individual resisted them stating that I was 'overmanaging' him. I later found out that my director had been having discussions with this employee about a promotion which I was not aware of. The employee informed me during one of our sessions when I asked him how things are going that 'he got promoted'. I was angry mostly that my director failed to inform me of such a significant development. I also felt that the employee, knowing that our director used bad judegment, stated it that way just to get under my skin. From that point on I left the weekly meetings scheduled on our calendar's and left it up to him to attend. He never has. I have had many issues with my Bosses regarding getting regualr updates on the projects that he is working on. I feel that he only provides me with valid information if it benefits him rather than benefiting the whole team and the project at hand. I have tried treating him more like a peer which has improved our relationship somewhat.
How do you suggest dealing with someone who thinks they are above being managed?