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Running head MICROSOFT Microsoft Constance F LimaGonzalez Bus 122 April 22 2012 MICROSOFT 2 Microsoft The Microsoft Company started by Bill Gates and Paul Allen who just started out by writing a computer program for many businesses In 1975 they had an inspiration from popular electronics magazine that featured an Altair microcomputer and they developed a BASIC computer programming language for it Microsoft Company History 2008 So began the company of Microsoft Microsoft Company History 2008 Strategy Microsoft licenses produces and develops software products for all global countries We use Microsoft products every day we turn on our computers Microsoft s Mission Statement according to Microsoft Company History 2008 thirty years ago was a computer on every desk now the mission statement has been revised to Create experiences that combine the magic of software with the power of Internet services across a world of devices Microsoft Company History 2008 Microsoft39s Global Diversity amp Inclusion GDampI strategy is a fundamental link in their business priorities They work with senior executives from various business groups and corporate functions across the company to drive our goal of market leadership through diversity excellence microsoftcomaboutdiversity 2012 Microsoft believes that their social responsibility is to To help people and businesses throughout the world realize their full potential technnetcom 2012 Microsoft is committed to serving communities and working responsibly Through their partnerships technology innovations people and resources Microsoft is proud to help solve social challenges and create economic opportunities on both a global and a local scale microsoftcom 2012 Management Microsoft has many different leaders and management of the company First you have the senior leaders that start with the CEO Steve Ballmer all the way down to the Chief operating officer Then there is the Board of directors that starts with the CEO Steve Ballmer also includes Bill Gates as the chairman and ends with the Chief Executive Officer Virtual MICROSOFT 3 Instruments Microsoftcom 2012 The investors of this company elected the Board Of directors to watch over this company and its finances and to protect the interest of the investors Microsoft has an organizational structure that is efficient and effective The organizational structure consists of the Board of Directors executives senior leaders and technical executives If compared with other companies it will show the importance of organizational structure as well as find things that are common and differences If Microsoft is really looked at the findings will show the impact of organizational functions is to the organizational structure The organizational design at Microsoft proves to be the best structure that meets the needs of the company So it is fair to say that the organizational structure for the management functions and design of Microsoft all play a major part in their success Microsoftcom 2012 Because Microsoft has dedication to its employees they have chosen to help and encourage their employees to do their best now and in the future Microsoft has a Training and Development department that includes classroom seminars to help employers and employees do better at their job The goals at Microsoft are to make leaders out of their employees and to match the strengths of the employees with the right position for them and the company After doing the research on Microsoft I have a lot of respect for the founders and all the employees at Microsoft that made all the software for us to be able to have computers and learn so much from them If we did not have the Microsoft programs then it would not be possible for us to do our school work online or any research It also seems that it would a wonderful thing to be an employee at Microsoft They have proven to care about their employees and ensuring that they have the tools that they need to do a good job MICROSOFT References Microsoft Corporation Company History nd Retrieved April 20 2012 from httpWWWMicrosoftresearchMicrosoftCorporationHistoryhtm1 Microsoft Company Website nd Retrieved April 20 2012 from httpsWWW Microsoftcom
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