In order to fully understand the complexities of Microsoft, the multibillion-dollar Corporation, one must first analyze this organization from a bottom-up approach. By starting with the founder, Bill Gates, we will have a better understanding of his company, and his vision. In addition to the early development of Microsoft Corporation, we will explore the four functions of management, to include; planning, organization, leading, and controlling. This will give us a better understanding of the management processes from the multibillion-dollar Corporation called, "Microsoft."" .
You cannot say the word Microsoft without Bill Gates name coming to mind.
He has made such an impact on computers today and it all started when he was.
in grade school. He started working on computers in school and learned.
along with his friends how to hack into the systems. The company that had.
the computer on loan to his school eventually hired him and his friends on.
to work out any kinks in their system. He did not get paid monetarily for.
his time, how he got paid was even more beneficial to him; free unlimited.
computer time. Who knew that all that time spent would lead into a multi-billion dollar corporation.
Bill left Harvard in his junior year to spend all of his time and energy.
working on Microsoft, the company he started in 1975 with his friend from .
childhood, Paul Allen. His belief that the computer would be a valuable.
tool in homes in businesses guided him helped to guide him along his path of.
success. "Under Gates' leadership, Microsoft's mission has been to.
continually advance and improve software technology, and to make it easier,.
more cost-effective and more enjoyable for people to use computers. The.
company is committed to a long-term view, reflected in its investment of.
more than $4 billion on research and development in the current fiscal.