At this rate, how long can Ballmer last? He has been frequently criticized by many outside of Microsoft for lacking vision. On his watch, Google zoomed to dominate Internet search, and Apple and Google have dominated the smartphone business --- the two greatest growth areas in tech.
the unsuccessful launch of the Kin phone; loss of market share in the company's mobile phone business; and the need for the Company to pursue innovations to take advantage of new form factors.
As the glassdoor rating shows, he's clearly lost the trust of his employees as well. With a lukewarm rating by the board, with his employees clearly not behind him, and with constant outside criticism, it's not clear how long his tenure will be at Microsoft.