“The site glassdoor.com says the approval rating of Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer from his employees is the lowest of any major tech company — a dismal 40%,” Preston Gralla writes for Computerworld. “Given this latest piece of bad news, how long can he last at Microsoft?”
MacDailyNews Take: Given the amount of his MSFT shares, not to mention our prayers, hopefully he can last for a long, long time.
Gralla continues, “He has been frequently criticized by many outside of Microsoft for lacking vision. On his watch, Google zoomed to dominate Internet search, and Apple and Google have dominated the smartphone business — the two greatest growth areas in tech. Even the Microsoft board, which generally supports Ballmer, no matter what he does, has been restive… Ballmer has said that he plans to retire in 2018. Don’t count on him lasting that long.”
Read more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: Wait until at least noon local time, then hoist a pint with the usual toast!
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “SouthRoad” for the heads up.]