Microsoft Investments Supports its Business Unit Strategies

Any business unit strategy needs investments in inventories, accounts receivable, plant and equipment, and acquisitions. This step involves estimating the amount correlated to the asset types in reflection of sales growth and asset management improvement or deterioration. Microsoft has five critical strategic business units (SBUs), each determined by the target consumer and the nature of the product. The SBUs include the entertainment and devices division, server and tools, windows division, Microsoft business division, and online services division.

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