Microsoft's Next CEO Needs to Blend Ballmer's Energy With Innovation

Lundquist, Eric
August 2013
eWeek;Aug2013, p2
The article presents the author's views on selecting the next chief executive officer (CEO) of Microsoft Corp. following the retirement of current CEO Steve Ballmer. It is stated that the key question for Microsoft's CEO search committee isn't finding who should replace Ballmer, but what kind of company it wants to become. According to the author, many talented executives wouldn't be excited about managing contraction of an aging company.


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