The shadow and hope in Steve jobs era
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People in the industry and ordinary americans in the heart, apple is the science and technology innovation, and apple who sets the founder and former chief executive Steve jobs, it is synonymous with “innovation”.
On October 5, 2011, the name permanently into the United States science and technology hall of fame. For apple, for industry, and even to low growth and high unemployment by problems of the U.S. economy, the technology giant passing adds to the shadows.
Shadow or affected the U.S. economy
The future of apple again because of its soul’s departure overshadowed. Steve jobs, apple released the day before death of a new generation of smartphones iPhone4S can’t let part of the industry and investors feel jing is colourful, apple stock drop that day the highest reached 5%, its smart phone market in the rival samsung and HTC and nokia stock prices are rising in 5, comprehensive.
Have analysts believe that the new iPhone rivals to narrow gap created opportunities. Market 5 th released by the latest statistics show that Google smart phone system in the United States andros market share lead to 43.7%, apple mobile phone system to 27.3% market share in second place.
In the changing market today, yahoo, HP, nokia, etc “old elder brother” situation, it shows that: and fierce competition is like a high technology enterprise, sweep to maintain “battle mode”, it is very easy to be the more good at innovation counterpart eliminated. Although people on long-term sick jobs have expected, but the early death for apple the future of the company is still may be questionable. Many people don’t know, lose jobs and apple will continue to stand in innovation, keeping the current global market value of the largest companies in the position.
The jobs leave can also affect the United States and the world of consumer choice tendency. Whether iPod, iPhone, iPad, or global hundreds of millions of consumers to apple’s products have depth rely on science and technology enterprise, the new products as apple vane. Despite the financial crisis and recession blow, the American people down, consumer income tightening, but people still scrambling to choose and buy, iPhone5 eagerly waiting for the iPad. “After Steve jobs” apple whether also can lead the new consumer electronics, no one can foresee.
Moreover, the giant go to America’s economy also bring new uncertainty. As the world’s largest technology company, apple are worth more than its 2% of total U.S. economy, a year of sales of the United States is about 0.5% of GDP, is Obama on which the government of the United States export enterprise one of the core. To a certain extent can say, apple’s every move symbolizes the vitality of the U.S. economy as a whole.
Lost soul, apple can keep falling sales surged, help the U.S. economy out of the trend, many people are long-term hysteresis call into question.
“Steve jobs after age” also have hope
A unique high-tech enterprise how to lose leaders keep personality after personality? Apple and high technology industry ready to meet the “jobs after age” challenge? In many ways, apple is ready to see.
From management, the famous American technology industry see columnist walter moss 5, bloomberg, in honor of jobs article said: “he made a chief executive should do: hire and inspired great people.” Steve jobs leave management team is very strong.
His departure of chief executive Tim cook, recommend taking cook had production, distribution to sales and after-sales department’s work experience, management and executive ability with the high reputation in the industry. Many of America’s media quoted familiar with cook said, though he did not like Steve jobs that good performance, but also very attention to detail, as long as he shows the true jumped out, “Steve will think” thinking, can lead bound apple to move on.
Apple also has always had the most excellent design team, the industrial design department senior vice President Jonathan