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Microsoft opens the gates: patents, piracy, and political challenges inChina 1)   Microsoft has faced significant challenges, such as the widespread piracy of its products,Chinese government to transfer its technology, host government promotion of competitorproducts, discriminatory procurement practices by subnational authorities in China, andstrong encouragement to enter into joint ventures with local firms. The risk of piracy hasbeen diminishing as China joined the World Trade Organisation and...

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Microsoft What is Microsoft? Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational software corporation headquartered in Redmond, Washington that develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a wide range of products and services related to computing. The company was founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen on April 4, 1975. Microsoft is the world's largest software maker measured by revenues. It is also one of the world's most valuable companies The history of Microsoft began on April 4, 1975, when...

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Microsoft History

Background The beginning of Microsoft Inc. started with Bill Gates and Paul Allen writing computer program code for local businesses and municipalities. In 1975 they were inspired by an issue of Popular Electronics that showed the new Altair microcomputer kit, manufactured by MITS Computer. Bill Gates and Paul Allen wrote a version of BASIC, a computer programming language, for the machine. Later that year Bill Gates left Harvard University to work full time developing programming languages for...

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Microsoft China

the world. 2. What are the legal impediments to Microsoft growing its sales in China? What are the political impediments? The legal impediments to Microsoft in China are the laws that are in place to prevent piracy of software but are lightly enforced by the foreign government authorities. This non-action forcing Microsoft to decrease the purchase price of about 200% to stay in competition against the software pirates. Though Microsoft has taken such drastic measures, they are still in...

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Microsoft Csr

“Technology creates opportunities for people and organizations to realize their full potential” is the thought driving Microsoft’s corporate citizenship program. With the enduring commitment to serve needs of communities worldwide Microsoft is playing the role of a responsible global citizen. Going far beyond its products and services it has collaborated with business partners, governments and non profit organizations around the globe to fulfil its commitment. It delivers new technology to people...

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Swot of Microsoft

|Business Capital Spending | |Competitive environment in recruiting highly skilled employees |Consumer Confidence | |EU penalty on Microsoft |Decline in Innovation | | |Piracy Rate increase and unfavorable cultural Attributes...

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Leadership of Microsoft

Leadership of Microsoft Content 1 Introduction 2 2 Corporate Background of Microsoft 2 3 Analysis of leadership of Microsoft 2 3.1 Leadership within Microsoft 2 3.2 Leadership Role of Microsoft 3 3.3 Importance of leadership 4 4 Conclusions 4 5 Recommendations 5 Reference 6 1 Introduction This business report is a research on the leadership of Microsoft Corporation. By identifying and analyzing the leadership applied within Microsoft and the leadership role of Microsoft in the software...

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Is Microsoft a Monopoly?

Microsoft Monopoly Corporation Samantha F. Grinvalds DeVry University The Microsoft Corporation has lead people believe that they were attempting to gain monopoly power in the computer operating systems market. A monopoly market structure consists of having one firm that has control of the resources and market by selling a unique good that has no available substitutes, in which; make it very difficult for others to enter into this market. In America, we enjoy a free market rather than...

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“Microsoft Corporation –

ASSIGNMENT OF BUSINESS TO BUSINESS “MICROSOFT CORPORATION – THE DESIGN OF MICROSOFT SUPPORT NETWORK 1.0” BY KUNAL CHAKRABARTI, EPGP-03-042 SABYASACHI MAHAPATRA, EPGP-03-072 SOURAV MISHRA, EPGP-03-237 BACKGROUND:  Microsoft Product Support Services (PSS) is the group who answers the phone when you call technical support for help. When you call PSS, the tech support representative will ask you how you're going to pay for the call. Rates vary depending on whether you...

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Microsoft Discrimination

Available Organization : Microsoft Corporation Industry : Information Technology Countries : USA Abstract: The case examines the charges of gender/racial discrimination and sexual harassment against leading IT company Microsoft. It explores in detail the treatment meted out to female employees in the company's initial years and the measures Microsoft took to improve the work culture of the organization. The case also discusses the lawsuits against Microsoft that allege racial discrimination...

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