Steve Ballmer’s Management RX

When multitudes of decisions need to be made, delegate. Seek passionate people to work for you. Budget your time carefully, and keep a culture of innovation alive within your company.

These are the secrets to Microsoft (MSFT) CEO Steve Ballmer’s success, as revealed in a series of short video interviews for the Wall Street Journal’s Lessons in Leadership guide, where he discusses his views on time management, making decisions, driving innovation, and more.

While Mr. Ballmer, who has been at the helm of Microsoft since 2000, is known for his eccentric personality and episodes of excitable public behavior, he gives sound and structured advice to business leaders about how he approaches his work at Microsoft.

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