Google's HR Dilemma
Uploaded by watanga on Nov 11, 2011
Google's HR Dilemma
Google started by 2 Stanford University graduate students Larry Page and Sergey Brin Beginning in 1996, where they built a search engine called “BackRub” that used links to determine the importance of individual web pages. By 1998 they had formalized their work, creating the company you know today as Google.
Since then, the company based on a simple approach to search has become a leader in IT and one of the big companies in the world having ranks in top 100 best places to work in and highly profitable IT web based and development companies.
Google started with 20 employees in 1988 and since then, the company has grown to more than 20,000 employees worldwide, with a management team that represents some of the most experienced technology professionals in the industry 2000.
Google attraction was not just its innovative technology in web browsing or it is lucrative return on employment that engineers and other people sow, it was a culture that the founders has created, embraced and emphasized as a unique way or working and producing efficiently, they have created a new working environment that is now a culture called the Google Culture.
What is this culture that is praised by many and citizen by other?
Culture refers to an organization's values, beliefs, and behaviours. In general, it is concerned with beliefs and values on the basis of which people interpret experiences and behave, individually and in groups.
Usually in most cases, a company is a reflection of its owner and later on its shareholders but in our case it is a pure reflection of Larry Page and Sergey Brin and how they wanted their company to be and their working environment to look like. So, they have both adapted and created a series of steps that eventually create this Google culture that is based on
The company is based on core foundation of emotional intelligence & organizational culture where work is not a duty as much as a free space to express your intelligence and a culture that it belongs to you as you belong to it.
They created an accommodating culture for engineers “geeks”, an society of creative brains where their behaviours is common among others since they are usually regarded as outcasts and allowed their creativity to run freely with a greet self-esteem. Also, Google concept and vision motivated innovation and this it has to...