Research Paper On Microsoft Company
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Competition Issues and Microsoft
This 5 page paper comments on three issues: The effect on share prices of Microsoft's Internet competitors when Microsoft acquires companies; Whether or not Microsoft competitors are threatened by Microsoft's financial moves; and If the financial market should feel threatened by Microsoft's dominance in the operating system market. For the first issue, the writer provides three examples of recent acquisitions and makes general comments. The second issue is approached by demonstrating how, in at least one market, other companies give more competition to Microsoft than the other way around. Finally, the writer discusses Microsoft's smart card operating system and the threat this poses. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
Possible Futures For The Microsoft Corporation
A 6 page research paper that analyzes what the decision of Judge Thomas Jackson may mean for the future of the software giant, Microsoft. The writer argues that even if the breakup occurs, it could be eventually have a positive effect on the new companies that will evolve from Microsoft—unless the arrogance of the Microsoft leadership makes this negative situation even worse. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
Management Theory and Microsoft, Inc.
A 15 page paper providing an overview of Microsoft's evolution over the years, applying management theories such as those of contingency, leader member exchange, path-goal and other current theories. The success of Microsoft has not lay with its products so much as it has with its management and dogged determination not to quit. Microsoft products may have made us all groan over the past generation, but the company stands as the example of management theory put into astute practice. Bibliography lists 15 sources.
Database Management Systems for Health Care Call Center
A 10 page paper discussing the potential value of implementing a call center at a company providing software for long term care facilities. The paper reviews the benefits of meeting customers’ needs for technical assistance and providing that assistance in a timely manner. It also discusses the types of database management systems available (Oracle 9, IBM DB2 and Microsoft SQL Server), recommending that the company choose either Oracle or SQL. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
U.S. Antitrust Laws and the Suit Against Microsoft
5 pages. The antitrust lawsuit brought on by the U. S. government against Microsoft has been watched with extreme interest as it has been played out over time. This paper gives insight to the position taken by each party as well as to just what charges were levied against Microsoft by the government. Lastly, Microsoft's response to those charges is discussed and a conclusion drawn as to the ramifications of this lawsuit. Bibliography lists 5 sources.