In spite of the company's woes, CNET's Roger Cheng found a sense of optimism at Nokia (NOK...

|About: Nokia Corporation (NOK)|By:, SA News Editor

In spite of the company's woes, CNET's Roger Cheng found a sense of optimism at Nokia (NOK +6.3%) Finnish HQ during a visit - that's a far cry from what The Global Post reported during a 2011 visit, where employees speculated whether Stephen Elop is a Microsoft mole. This time, some praised Elop for cutting down on the bureaucracy blamed in part for Nokia's stumbles. "You needed approvals from 150 people to get something done, and any one person can stop something," said one ex-employee. (Elop comments)