Nokia's Elop battles smartphone headwinds, corporate traditions

As Nokia (NYSE:NOK) CEO Stephen Elop charts a new course using Microsoft's (NASDAQ:MSFT) Windows Phone 7, he is not only working against a rapidly evolving smartphone landscape but must also try and change some of Nokia's corporate culture. Elop, who is the first non-Finn to run Nokia, is trying to speed up the development of Nokia's top smartphones, which have often suffered production delays. To that end, he is trying to boost productivity at the world's largest handset maker and bring it on par with others in the industry. Article


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