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Xbox division is, however, not very hard hit. After many rumors that have been out, Microsoft has now confirmed that during the next year to get rid of all 18,000 employees. It is thus a question of the biggest cuts ever for giant.

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18,000 Microsoft employees lose their jobs!

~ Xbox division is, however, not very hard hit ~

After many rumors that have been out, Microsoft has now confirmed that during the next year
to get rid of
all 18,000 employees. It is thus a question of the biggest cuts ever for giant.

It is Nokia department hardest hit by the cuts, and here the whole 12,500 employees go, that is half of what Microsoft did with them when they bought Nokia for 7.2 billion dollars earlier this year. Department players they are interested in, ie Xbox department, in turn will escape a great deal cheaper - without a specific on exactly how hard the cuts affects these employees.

Microsoft boss Satya Nadella information about this in an email to all their employees, and said briefly summarized that the cutbacks happens that Microsoft's working to become more effective, and that they must shift the focus to other departments:


"Downsizing is necessary to make our methods work easier, be more flexible and to move forward faster. With the modernization of our processes will also change our expectations of the various departments ours."

Moreover alerts Nadella also that its structure becomes flatter with fewer layers, which according to him will lead to increased efficiency of business processes. All changes to increase the productivity of the company in general, where the various working groups generally also will have more influence.


~ More info about this can you get here ~
www.Videogamer.com
www.Microsoft.com


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ElfFriend
ElfFriend

Hopefully we won't be seeing much more of the Xbox division even though it's terrible that all those people lost their jobs.

#PCMasterRace #HailGaben

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☣GenezisO☢
☣GenezisO☢

eat this MICROSOFT for Xbox thing you ve made - it was stupid from you, PC is still best and always will be for games and everything else haha, thing anything about what I ve just said but they invested too many into Xbox and actually it is total disaster with all Xbox thing and now they gonna pay for what they ve made and they dont have enough money to pay for all their workers so they need to slowly fire them all out from the COMPANY!!!

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LucianoStarKiller
LucianoStarKiller

ouch

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Sakura Matou

Xbox one, Windows 8, Nokia division's debt, a few failed bids..all adding insult to injury. Their new CEO seems to be taking steps to get back on the right track but It is a shame all these people will lose their jobs.

But with several Failures and so much Bloat it had to be done sadly.

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KinQQz
KinQQz

Xbox was actually the only console i liked .. too sad it ended up for the people like this and i still have a dream about newer halo titles comming to pc ;_;

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Reborn:X
Reborn:X

Nadella wants to restructure the grand company and limit the redundancy so it seems.

Looks like a good move.

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Susumu_Kodai
Susumu_Kodai

It was predictable. There are already several double jobs in one company. So you can imagine when 2 big houses are fusionning.

It's very sad for those employees, but was a logic result of the transfer from Nokia to Microsoft. :/

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