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Working for Microsoft
This paper evaluates the Microsoft company as a potential employer.
# 98040 | 2,251 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Sep 05, 2007 in Business (Companies) , Business (Human Resources)

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This paper presents an overview of the reasons for Microsoft's success, followed by a review of its corporate culture. The paper then assesses the types of employees the company is looking for and evaluates the ownership structure of the company. In addition, the paper provides a review of strategies for gaining employment with the company. Itr concludes with a strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT) analysis of Microsoft and recommendations for its future direction.

Microsoft Overview
Microsoft's Corporate Culture
Types of Employees the Company Is Looking For
Microsoft's Approach to Ownership
Strategies for Gaining Employment
Microsoft SWOT Analysis and Future Strategy Recommendations
Conclusions and Recommendations

Sample of Sources Used:

  • French, J. R. P., & Raven, B. H. (1959) - The bases of social power. In D. Cartwright (Ed.), Studies in social power (pp. 150-167). Ann Arbor: University of Michigan.
  • Schein, E. (1983) - "The Role of the Founder in the Creation of Organizational Culture" MIT Sloan Working Papers.
  • Geert Hofstede (2007) - Summary of Ideas about Cultural Differences. From Geert Hofstede's personal website: Accessed on March 10, 2007:

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