the bottom of the employee’s distress: executives to bring the company to adjust gene changes
as an engineer or editor, have you ever thought of working under the leadership of a financial expert, and as a salesperson, can you stand the command of a product expert who doesn’t know how to sell?
in most cases, business leaders are not purely professional managers, but have their own areas of expertise. They have either studied in a major, or engaged in a particular aspect of their careers in the early stages of their careers, or worked in a certain area for a long time. This will be a deep mark on their professional skills, and in the course of their leadership in the company’s impact on their views and decisions of various departments of the company.
recently, a number of large technology companies to replace the leaders, these leaders and their predecessors have a completely different background, so that the company embarked on a different path of development. Such personnel changes may or may not be beneficial for different departments within the company.
July 17th, YAHOO appointed former vice president of Google Meijer (Marissa Mayer) for CEO, replacing the transitional CEO Thorne (Ross Levinsohn). Since its inception, YAHOO positioning itself has been wavering, and sometimes want to become a technology company, and sometimes want to become a media company. The executives change once again highlights the contradiction.
Levin Thorne and Meijer have a completely different background. Prior to joining YAHOO, he worked for a long time in Murdoch’s news group, who was responsible for the sports interactive media business in Fawkes. Prior to this, he also worked in the Cbs Broadcasting Inc (CBS). Judging from his professional experience, he is a standard media person.
There is a world of difference
the experience of Meijer and Levin thorne. She is Google’s first female engineer, has been responsible for a number of Google products, including the fist product search engine, as well as Google toolbar, Google desktop and Google labs, etc.. Meijer is a master of technology, and to grasp the industry renowned products.
in Levin Thorne’s leadership, YAHOO plans to promote the development of media business. He reached a cooperation agreement with a number of media companies, in order to enrich the source of content, and on this basis to strengthen advertising sales. At the same time, YAHOO expanded the ranks of news editors to highlight the importance of the media business.
however, after the arrival of Meijer, a 180 degree turn. She has recruited its management team, and has stopped YAHOO’s expansion in the media sector. There are rumors that Meijer and YAHOO’s board of directors in the negotiations to focus on the number of YAHOO engineers. There is no doubt that under the leadership of Meijer, the status of engineers and news editors in the company will gradually reversed.
In addition to YAHOO
, a number of other technology companies in recent years has also replaced leaders, such as Google and apple. Google founder Paige (Larry Page) last year to replace Shi