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1 BY: JOSEPH T ROBINSON MICROSOFTS ADVENTURES ENTERING FOREIGN MARKETS

2 MICROSOFTS MISSION At Microsoft, our mission is to enable people and businesses throughout the world to realize their full potential. We consider our mission statement a commitment to our customers. We deliver on that commitment by striving to create technology that is accessible to everyoneof all ages and abilities. Microsoft is one of the industry leaders in accessibility innovation and in building products that are safer and easier to use.

3 MICROSOFT COMPANY OVERVIEW Was founded By Bill Gates and Paul Allen in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It was created in 1975 On June 25 th 1981 Microsoft goes public Trades on the Nasdaq (MSFT).

4 MICROSOFT COMPANY OVERVIEW It moved its company headquarters to Bellevue, Washington in Jan of In Feb of 1986 Microsoft again moved its HQ this to Redmond, Washington In May 2011, Microsoft acquired Skype In 2012, Microsoft Entered the PC Manufacturing Business. In 2014, Microsoft Entered the Mobile Phone device market. Microsoft has Subsidiaries in at least 118 Countries. They had a net Income of Billion Dollars in 2013.

5 DIVISIONS OF MICROSOFT Software PC Operating System Internet Gaming System digital services market Mobile Phone Software Mobile Phone Hardware

6 LABOR STATISTICS Current Employment Headcount Location Employees Worldwide 100,932 USA 59,197 Puget Sound (Washington State) 42,940

7 REAL ESTATE Real Estate Portfolio Last updated: Dec. 31, 2013 Microsoft has a total of: 112 Locations that they own 600 locations that they lease 712 locations world wide

8 MICROSOFTS LEGAL TROUBLE'S In 2004 The EU Launched an Anti-Trust Lawsuit against Microsoft. This Lawsuit was brought on by EUs concern that Microsoft had abused its dominance with the Windows OS Microsoft lost the law suit and was forced to pay a judgment of 497 million ($613 million). In 2010, Microsoft faced another possible law suit from a kid in WV. In 2013 Microsoft had to pay a fine with EU for $732 Million for failure to pay previous fine.

9 MICROSOFTS EXPANSION IN TO EUROPE Microsoft opened up an operations center for licensing Manufacturing Operations and Logistic in Dublin Ireland.

10 WHY IRELAND https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_ embedded&v=8wv2k7

11 MICROSOFT IRELAND Opened a small manufacturing plant in Ireland in It has now grown to be a major hub for Microsoft now housing four divisions. software development and testing HR and sales & marketing Localisation Operations, finance &IT It is the base of operations for much of Mircosoft Europe operations. Main campus is located in Dublin

12 MICROSOFT IRELAND IN THE COMMUNITY Unlimited Potential program which is a program designed to help individuals and communities to achieve their goals and dreams through relevant, accessible, and affordable technologies. Examples of this program include the enable Ireland competition.

13 SOLUTIONS FOR MICROSOFT

14 CONCLUSION

15 REFERENCES 50-thin 50-thin oadimage/033011/paul_allen_ jpggs- you-didnt-know-about-bill-gates.htm


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