It is about time. It has been 13 years of mismanagement by Ballmer, as every
other tech company has danced around the ponderous bureaucracy at Redmond. The
board should have taken this step years ago.
"It's been less than two months since Microsoft announced a sweeping
reorganization of its business in an attempt to reignite competition with
faster-moving rivals such as Apple and Google."Microsoft needs a
culture overhaul, if it is to compete well with Apple and Google. And changing
corporate culture isn't easy - it usually fails. Microsoft can
start with the way they treat employees - get rid of the competitive culture
where team members compete against each other for the best performance reviews
and instead reward a culture of innovation and teamwork.