TechSpin: Did the Ballmer-Gates Clash Hurt Microsoft?
- Comeback Kid. Manjoo, Farhad // Fast Company;Jun2010, Issue 146, p48
The article makes the case that Microsoft Corp. should replace its current chief executive, Steve Ballmer, with company founder Bill Gates. In the author's view, Microsoft's poor performance since Ballmer took over as chief executive in 2000 attests to his lack of focus and insecurity. What is...
- Meet the new boss, same as the old boss? Kearns, Dave // Network World;1/24/2005, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p23
The article presents the author's views on Steve Ballmer becoming CEO of software firm Microsoft Corp. It was five years ago this month that Bill Gates handed over the title of Microsoft CEO to Steve Ballmer, while retaining the title of chairman of the board, and writing chief software...
- Meet the new boss, same as the old boss? Kearns, Dave // Network World;01/31/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p24
Discusses the resignation of Bill Gates as the chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp. and the appointment of Steve Ballmer as his replacement. Day-to-day operations of the company; Influence of Gates as chairman of the board of the company; Positions retained by Gates at Microsoft.
- 'I'm Stunned That This Judgment Was Entered.' // Newsweek;6/19/2000, Vol. 135 Issue 25, p31
Presents an interview with Microsoft Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Steve Ballmer in the wake of a judges' order to break up the company. Reaction to the judge's opinion that Microsoft is untrustworthy; Ballmer's assertion that the entire procedure was predetermined; Ballmer's plans to continue...
- Bill Gates steps aside as Microsoft's CEO. Trott, Bob; Lattig, Michael // InfoWorld;01/17/2000, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p3
Reports that Bill Gates has been replaced by Steve Ballmer as chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp. Position assumed by Gates; Plans for Microsoft's Next Generation Windows Services; Statements from Gates and Ballmer.
- Gates Steps Aside, Ballmer Assumes CEO Role. Guglielmo, Connie; Weisul, Kimberly // Inter@ctive Week;01/17/2000, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p9
Evaluates the decision of Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Bill Gates to turn over his position to Steve Ballmer. Role of Gates as chief software architect; Views of financial analysts on the decision; Comments from Rob Enderle, an analyst at Giga Information Group.
- Bill Gates. Long, Chris // Computer Bulletin;May2000, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p18
An interview with Bill Gates, co-founder and chairman of Microsoft, is presented. When asked about his lifestyle, he states that he tries to get home early to spend time with his daughter. He states that he stepped down as chief executive and handed the job to Steve Ballmer to focus on...
- 'I'm Stunned That This Judgment Was Entered'. // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);06/19/2000 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 135 Issue 25, p39
Presents an interview with Microsoft Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Steve Ballmer in the wake of a judges' order to break up the company. His reaction to the judge's opinion that Microsoft is untrustworthy; Ballmer's assertion that the entire procedure was predetermined; Plans to continue...
- MICROSOFT AFTER GATES. Kirkpatrick, David; You Li // Fortune International (Europe);7/7/2008, Vol. 158 Issue 1, p58
The article discusses the future direction of software company Microsoft under corporate executive officer Steve Ballmer, the replacement for Microsoft founder Bill Gates. New software products, its most serious competitors like Google and Apple, and its financial position are all discussed....