Microsoft's search case study summary
Dr. Heppard Microsoft Search Case Study September 29, 2014 1. Microsoft has been fighting competitors in the Operating System fields as well as the Search field for many years. After Apple launched its new Macintosh computer, Microsoft came out with its first production of Windows which had a graphic user interface. The case describes how Microsoft has responded to many competitive threats in the past, Google has acquired a dominant position in online search and advertising, as well as the fact that Microsoft has done so far in his as yet unsuccessful attempts to catch up with Google. Microsofts Search Case Study Solution & Analysis In most courses studied at Harvard Business schools, students are provided with a case study. Major HBR cases concerns on a whole industry, a whole organization or some part of organization; profitable or non-profitable organizations. HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT MICROSOFT: COMPETING ON TALENT CASE STUDY Microsoft: Competing on Talent CASE STUDY OVERVIEW Microsoft has had a long standing practice of aggressively pursuing and hiring the brightest engineers in the software field. The case describes how Microsoft responded to a series of competitive threats in the past, how Google has gained a dominant position in the Internet search and advertising, and that Microsoft has so far failed in its efforts to reach not Google.
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