Microsoft Case Study Analysis

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i'm looking for assistance with the following assignment.

Directions: At the end of Chapter 14, read the Something to Think About section titled Hand Me a Towel. You may also want to check out these additional resources:

In a 1-2 page paper, answer these questions:

  1. What do you think? Should Microsoft have stayed firm in its resolve to cut costs, even at the risk of upsetting the corporate culture?
  2. Did the employees have any bargaining power in this situation?
  3. Was the original towel resolution an example of distributive or integrative bargaining?
  4. How would you classify Lisa Brummel's solution - distributive or integrative bargaining? Why? What makes it one or the other?
  5. Did this conflict result in a creative outcome? Why or why not?

Submission: To submit your file, choose the link titled, Assignment 7: Hand Me a Towel, above.

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Running head: MICROSOFT CASE STUDY ANALYSIS

Microsoft Case Study Analysis
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MICROSOFT CASE STUDY ANALYSIS
Microsoft Analysis and Thoughts
Microsoft had both the upper and the down side of its decision to cut costs. The
beginning of this epic creating company had its roots in 1975. Paul Allen and Bill Gates the
clever smart masterminds are childhood friends with an extreme passion in computer
programming. They started in developing the interpreter on a simulator and the next Major
Milestone is the windows office and Vista. The production includes operating system office
productivity into MS office, Business Application Software, and software for mobile phones.
Microsoft had a flexible workforce, ...

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