In an effort to push decision-making farther down the organization, while at the same time keeping pace with fast-rising competitors such as Google, Microsoft Corp. has implemented a sweeping reorganization by forming three operating groups - down from seven - and naming a trio of senior executives to serve as president of each.Overseeing the Business Division - a meshing of Microsoft Business Solutions and the Information Worker unit - will be Jeff Raikes, the group vice president in charge of Office software.

Senior vice president Doug Burgum will continue to lead MBS, but will now report to Raikes within the division that will handle programs, servers and software for small and midsized businesses, including its recently launched Small Business Accounting product.

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