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We found this very interesting read over on BGR and thought it was worth sharing. After checking it out, come back and sound off in the thread what you think of Stephen Elop potentially taking over Microsoft.
Continue Reading @: Elop Microsoft CEO Strategy Analysis: Can execs prevent killing spree? | BGREver since Elop left Microsoft to run Nokia, his rivals back in Redmond have been preparing for his return and likely attempt to seize control of the company. Immediately after Microsoft’s deal to acquire Nokia’s handset unit was announced, Elop became one of three leading candidates to become the next CEO. Should he succeed, his modus operandi will be similar to what he demonstrated at Nokia: Kill all major initiatives that threaten his own turf, get rid of all high-level executives who cannot be shaped into loyal allies and bring in absolutely loyal lieutenants.
The formula worked like a charm at Nokia where placid Finnish executives bent to his will or agreed to fade out without a fuss. But Redmond is...