According to Apple's CEO, any business should have the same positive values that individuals do. During his time at the helm of this company, he has only lost his temper one time. This incident happened in 2014, during an annual meeting with the corporation's shareholders. One particular representative for a conservative consultancy wanted the CEO to make some certain decisions that would only prove to be profitable for Apple.
Tim Cook retorted that his company doesn't care about the ROI, so much as improving the lives of customers through technology. One example is Apple's creation of accessible devices for the sight-impaired. He said that individual shareholders who only care about the return on investment should stop doing business with Apple.
Steve Ballmer’s Impending Departure From Microsoft Opens Spot For New CEO
When Bill Gates stepped down as the Microsoft CEO in 2000, it was Steve Ballmer who took over as the head of the tech giant. He was the obvious choice being the company's president at the time. Now that Ballmer has announced his intention to retire within the next 12 months, speculation is rife about who his successor might be. There are plenty of names floating about but there are no clear favorites as of yet. A selection committee that includes Gates will sift through the candidates and determine his replacement.
We all have a classic image of a CEO. The Chief Executive Officer will usually be very well dressed in business attire and will conduct business in a very large and elegant office. The office will frequently be located in a business district with a view overlooking the scores of other office buildings in the area.
Of course, there are other “looks” that a CEO can embody depending upon the industry sector the business is involved in. It is not uncommon for CEOs to maintain an elegant office in a business district but the daily business attire might very well be jeans and a t-shirt. Such are the perks of working in an entertainment or software related business sector.