Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Finally Makes the Right Choice: CEO Ballmer Is Done

The lack of popping champagne corks in the company’s Chicago headquarters is an indication of just how tough this recruitment drive will be.

Many single-day price jumps are destined to fade away, but this one makes sense in a long-term perspective. Ballmer’s heavy-handed management style and lack of innovative vision held the company back over the last 13 years. Replacing him won’t automagically fix all of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s problems, such as missing out on the mobile computing trend and botching the Windows 8 release several times over, but it’s definitely a step in the right direction.

The article Microsoft Finally Makes the Right Choice: CEO Ballmer Is Done originally appeared on Fool.com is written by Anders Bylund.

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