The Terrible Management Technique That Cost Microsoft Its Creativity

Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Vanity Fair has an article in its August issue that tells the story of how Microsoft "since 2000 . . . has fallen flat in every area it entered: e-books, music, search, social networking, etc., etc." According to a summary available online, the [...]

Topics:  steve ballmer   ceo   wikipedia vanity fair   august   microsoft   
BING NEWS:
  • 3 Terrible Learning Habits You Probably Picked Up In School
    It's better for cultivating long-term recall. Cramming Brown, Roediger, and McDaniel repeatedly slam "massed practice," which you and I know as cramming — the rapid, intense study of a text or technique for a short duration of time. Synthesizing several ...
    06/19/2014 - 8:06 am | View Link
  • Why Stack Ranking Is A Terrible Way To Motivate Employees
    Stack ranking, also referred to as forced ranking, where managers across a company are required to rank all of their employees on a bell curve, has been a controversial management technique since ... back into the news when Microsoft announced it was ...
    11/15/2013 - 6:27 am | View Link
  • The Terrible Management Technique That Cost Microsoft Its Creativity
    . . . a management system known as “stack ranking”—a program that forces every unit to declare a certain percentage of employees as top performers, good performers, average, and poor—effectively crippled Microsoft’s ability to innovate. “Every ...
    07/3/2012 - 10:38 am | View Link
  • Cheap Vodka: From Terrible To Tolerable
    It is cheap-arse vodka, and it is alcoholic hell. And it’s as affordable as it is horrible. But with an equally cheap technique involving coffee filters, funnels and the sixth element of the periodic table, you can turn that poison hell water into ...
    04/13/2012 - 6:15 pm | View Link
  • Couple sues videographer over terrible wedding video
    When Martin and Heidi Shubrook hired Clayton Bennett to film their wedding, they expected to be able to watch Heidi walk down the aisle, to relive the cake-cutting and to see themselves emerge from the church a happy couple. Instead, they got shots of ...
    03/22/2011 - 4:27 am | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • Activia
    Accredited supervisor, management, sales, workplace skills courses UK wide. Microsoft software training: London, Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds.
    08/20/2014 - 9:09 am | View Website
  • Project Management Training
    Project management training and certification programs. Includes distance learning options.
    08/20/2014 - 7:15 am | View Website
  • Project Management Software
    Make project management easy and engaging for Project Managers by enabling them to analyze resources, budgets and timelines. Also, Project managers can easily measure ...
    08/19/2014 - 3:23 pm | View Website
  • Project management
    Project management is the process and activity of planning, organizing, motivating, and controlling resources, procedures and protocols to achieve specific goals in ...
    08/19/2014 - 12:45 pm | View Website
  • University of Berkley. Doctoral, Masters, Bachelors and ...
    Doctoral Degrees Available: Doctor of Business Administration; Doctor of Communications; Doctor of Human Resource Management; Doctor of International Relations
    08/19/2014 - 3:34 am | View Website
  • More
Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Business News