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Leadership Style of Billgates

Leadership Style of Billgates



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Published by Dhananjay Kumar
It is helpful for MBA students............best of luck you all MBA's
It is helpful for MBA students............best of luck you all MBA's

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SUBMITTED TO: SUBMITTED BY:DR. SWATI AGARWALDhananjay Kumar Jaipuria institute of management, Noida 
William (Bill) H. Gates III
is co-founder, chairman and chief executiveofficer of Microsoft Corporation, the world's leading provider of softwarefor personal computers.Bill Gates was born on October 28, 1955. He and his two sisters grew upin Seattle. Their father, William H. Gates II, is a Seattle attorney. MaryGates, their late mother, was a schoolteacher, University of Washingtonregent and chairwoman of United Way International.Gates attended public elementary school before moving on to the privateLakeside School in North Seattle. It was at Lakeside that Gates began hiscareer in personal computer software, programming computers at age 13.In 1973, Gates entered Harvard University as a freshman, where he liveddown the hall from Steve Ballmer, who is now Microsoft's president.While at Harvard, Gates developed a version of the programminglanguage BASIC for the first microcomputer - the MITS Altair. BASICwas first developed by John Kemeny and Thomas Kurtz at DartmouthCollege in the mid-1960s. In his junior year, Gates dropped out of Harvard to devote his energies full-time to Microsoft, a company he hadstarted in 1975 with his boyhood friend Paul Allen. Guided by a belief that the personal computer would be a valuable tool on every officedesktop and in every home, they began developing software for personalcomputers.Gates' foresight and vision regarding personal computing have beencentral to the success of Microsoft and the software industry. Gates isactively involved in key management and strategic decisions atMicrosoft, and plays an important role in the technical development of new products. Much of his time is devoted to meeting with customers andstaying 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 PersonalComputer.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 ableto run a successful and a profitable entrepreneurship for many years andeven today, we cannot survive in this competitive world without it.Vision and dedication are the key factors of being a successfulentrepreneur and these skills were present in Bill Gates from the beginning. He has got the skills to identify the most suitable employee for recruitment.The success of Microsoft is the true example of the entrepreneurial skillsof Bill Gates.The success story of Bill Gates is highly motivating for all the upcomingentrepreneurs.His hard work, dedication and self-confidence helped him to earneverything he has. He is a simple man and slightly conservative inregards of money although he is one of the richest people of the world.The youth can take inspirations from the life of Bill Gates.So it can be concluded that Bill Gates is one of the ideal personalities of the world who has honestly contributed towards the world's success.
Achievements as a successful entrepreneur
The list of achievements of Bill Gates is so long that a book can bewritten about it. Some of his achievements are mentioned below:1. In 2005, Bill Gates knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for his contributionto the British economy. His title will be 'Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire.’2. Time Magazine included his name in '100 most influential people of 20th century'. His name was continuously there from 2004 till 2006.3. He has received doctorates from various universities and institutes likeHarvard University and The Royal Institute of Technology.4. Bill Gates and his wife have done many generous works for thewelfare of the society. For this, they have received the award of 'Order of 

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