explanatory Essay
1324 words
1324 words

Description of the Company

Microsoft is an American multinational Corporation that is located in Redmond, Washington. It was founded in Albuquerque on April 4, 1975, by Bill Gates and Paul Allen. The Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and sells computer software, consumer electronics and personal computers. Its best known products are the Microsoft Window line of operation systems, Microsoft Office, and the Internet Explorer web browser.


There is no doubt that Microsoft Corporation is a proactive contributor to society because it has integrated social responsibility into its strategic plan in order to share its wealth with the community. So far, the company has donated over seventy million dollars in software to more than 60,000 non-profit organizations in 41 countries. The reason for these donations is to help these charity organizations to serve their communities better. In addition, it has launched a worldwide youth initiative so that it can reach millions of young people and help them to become future entrepreneurs by educating them. This is the reason why Microsoft has been described by Corporate Social Responsibility as the company that helps small businesses, as well as individuals, to achieve their full potential. In addition, Microsoft has earned the reputation of being the leading corporation that offers the strongest and most comprehensive compensations and benefits to its employees. The company offers competitive salaries, bonuses, and stock awards to its eligible employees, based on the employees' performance. Moreover, it provides healthcare, dental, and visual coverage to all its employees and their immediate families. It also offers paid maternity leaves to employees. Moreover, these new parent...

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...consumers that it is programmed well and has a fluent and good software backing it up.

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In this essay, the author

  • Explains that microsoft is an american multinational corporation that was founded in albuquerque on april 4, 1975, by bill gates and paul allen.
  • Explains that microsoft corporation is a proactive contributor to society because it has integrated social responsibility into its strategic plan in order to share its wealth with the community.
  • Explains that microsoft has a defined target market and uses demographic segmentation to target young adults.
  • Explains that the xbox is the first video game console developed by microsoft. it was first introduced in the north american market on november 15, 2001, then a year later, entered the australian and europe's gaming market.
  • Explains how microsoft distributes the xbox console to the market through various channels, such as amazon, bestbuy, future shop, and the source.
  • Explains that microsoft has multiple target audiences for the xbox 360, such as gamers of all age ranges and women who live with male gamers by incorporating multimedia featutes.
  • Explains that the video game industry has come a long way since its first release in 1972. it has become extremely lucrative business allowing for huge upgrades on old products and the increase in their selling price.
  • Compares the price of the xbox and sony's playstation 3 and explains the pricing strategy of price skimming.
  • Explains the title of the book being referenced, the publisher's name, and the type of medium.
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