Today's Hard|Forum Post
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Sunday June 23, 2013

Microsoft Restructuring Nears asTop Execs Ponder Their Fate

Senior Execs at Microsoft are beginning to get a little shaky at the prospect of a company-wide restructuring program instituted by Steve Ballmer with details shared only with his inner circle of top execs and board members. Microsoft management paradigm has remained largely static since Bill Gates ran the show and all of this talk of lateral job shifts, consolidation and outright departures has many wondering about job security.

"It feels like it is going to be titanic آ— that Steve is doing this change for his legacy," said one person close to the situation. "And it’s the first time in a long time that it feels like that there will be some major shifts, including some departures."