Is Steve Ballmer Really the Worst Tech Boss?

In a survey by, Steve Ballmer is not doing that great. Microsoft employees gave the CEO an approval rating of 40% on the question “Do you approve of the way your CEO is leading the company?”. Come on Steve, you can do better!

Ballmer’s approval as a boss ranks last among the top dozen tech companies, according to the survey. said Ballmer saw the second biggest drop among CEOs evaluated. Between March 2009 and March 2010, Ballmer’s average approval rating was 46 percent, but has dropped to 40 percent in the past year.