“Microsoft employees allegedly left ‘in droves’ during Steve Ballmer’s recent speech at the recent annual Microsoft Company Meeting,” Tom Warren reports for WinRumors.
“The claims were made in comments at mini-Microsoft, a site authored by a a secret Microsoft employee who regularly blogs about internal changes at the software giant,” Warren reports. “The comments section of mini-microsoft’s latest blog post has provided some interesting insight into the closely guarded Microsoft company meeting over the years.”
• What a sad spectacle. While SteveB was yacking away, people were leaving in droves. Back in the good old days when BillG spoke, EVERYONE listened.
• Steve, you’ve lost the support of your employees – when will you realize that you’re holding this once great company back? Oh and BTW, you can take LB (HR chief Lisa Brummel) and KT (COO Kevin Turner) with you too. They like the taste of your Kool Aid…
• Yep, pretty sad to see all the seats empty out while SteveB was talking…hopefully he gets the hint and bows out in the Win8 timeframe.
Read more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: Steve Ballmer is perhaps the greatest CEO the world has ever seen. It’s well known that not only do we respect him, but we like his strategy. We like it a lot. Microsoft BoD and shareholders, please disregard the ramblings of a few bad, er… apples and continue to bask in the wondrous splendor that is Steve Ballmer’s Microsoft! May Steve Ballmer remain CEO of Microsoft forever!
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan Uff” for the heads up.]