Microsoft Corporation

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Introduction Microsoft Corporation is a multinational company based in Redmond Washington. The company manufactures computer products and offer computer services. The company also licenses and supports various types of computer products and services. Microsoft Corporation was founded in 1975 by Bill Gates and Paul Allen. The company is the largest software manufacturer globally in terms of revenue. It is also the most valuable organization in the world. Bill Gates and Paul Allen founded the company to manufacture basic interpreters for Altair 8800 and sell them. The company was the leader in the personal computer operating market in mid 1980s with MS DOS. The development of the Microsoft windows operating system gave the organization a…show more content…
They claim that subjectivity is needed in order to study the meaning. Modernists argue that subjective understanding leads to bias which scientists focus on eliminating. The post modernism perspective is different from the other two perspectives as it is not willing to establish the truth. Post modernists do not make permanent ontological commitments and also epistemological commitment. Post modernists change from one philosophical position to another as they do not have a philosophical stand. The modernism and symbolic interpretivism will be important in analyzing Microsoft Corporation. The perspectives will be used to examine different variables such as culture, authority, structure/goals, roles, conflict, and ability to change (Hatch, 1997). An examination of the organization’s external and internal environment was conducted by using the modern and symbolic interpretivism perspective based on the current situations. In symbolic interpretivism, the research tries to understand how a company operates and what features of the organizational structures help the company maintain its standards. Direct information was gathered about the organization by being involved in the daily routine of the corporation. This provided information about lived concepts, intentions and meaning (Hatch, 1997). Analysis of Microsoft Corporation Hatch (2006) has identified different variables that can be used to determine the organizational effectiveness. The variables include
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