16315025-Leadership-Style-of-Billgates

16315025-Leadership-Style-of-Billgates - REPORT ON...

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Unformatted text preview: REPORT ON LEADERSHIP STYLE OF BILL GATES SUBMITTED TO: SUBMITTED BY: DR. SWATI AGARWAL Dhananjay Kumar Jaipuria institute of management, Noida William (Bill) H. Gates III is co-founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Microsoft Corporation, the world's leading provider of software for personal computers. Bill Gates was born on October 28, 1955. He and his two sisters grew up in Seattle. Their father, William H. Gates II, is a Seattle attorney. Mary Gates, their late mother, was a schoolteacher, University of Washington regent and chairwoman of United Way International. Gates attended public elementary school before moving on to the private Lakeside School in North Seattle. It was at Lakeside that Gates began his career in personal computer software, programming computers at age 13. In 1973, Gates entered Harvard University as a freshman, where he lived down the hall from Steve Ballmer, who is now Microsoft's president. While at Harvard, Gates developed a version of the programming language BASIC for the first microcomputer - the MITS Altair. BASIC was first developed by John Kemeny and Thomas Kurtz at Dartmouth College in the mid-1960s. In his junior year, Gates dropped out of Harvard to devote his energies full-time to Microsoft, a company he had started in 1975 with his boyhood friend Paul Allen. Guided by a belief that the personal computer would be a valuable tool on every office desktop and in every home, they began developing software for personal computers. Gates' foresight and vision regarding personal computing have been central to the success of Microsoft and the software industry. Gates is actively involved in key management and strategic decisions at Microsoft, and plays an important role in the technical development of new products. Much of his time is devoted to meeting with customers and staying in contact with Microsoft employees around the world through e- mail. Facts about Bill Gates 1. Queen Elizabeth gave him the title of 'Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire'. 2. IBM contracted him for the development of their first Personal Computer. 3. He is the Co-Founder and the Chairperson of Microsoft. 4. He is the world's third richest person (As per the survey done in 2008) 5. He is an American Business Magnate. 6. Yes, it is Mr. Bill Gates, a living example of success. 7. Microsoft Windows is the world's most successful operating system. And the man behind its success is Bill Gates. Bill Gates - A Successful Entrepreneur Gates is one of the most successful entrepreneurs of the world. He is able to run a successful and a profitable entrepreneurship for many years and even today, we cannot survive in this competitive world without it....
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