Analysis Of Google 's Project Oxygen

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Google’s Project Oxygen has developed a new perspective in modern management using their eights rules of thumb, as a substitute to knowledgeable workers to deal with their managers in the typical command-control approach, making organization of most businesses in a skeptical situation, especially when it comes to sophisticated entrepreneurs ,. The way Google used their own data-driven approach for reasoning, and applying it into their human resource system ,was the key point to accommodate the idea for Google’s engineers; to convince them that management does matters in the business and cannot be undervalued, and the importance to take in management will serve them better and speed up decision-making ( David Garvin, 2013) More interestingly in this research when reviewing the eight rules of the what googles best managers do – . I found that “Empowerment” is the strongest and most attention-grabbing rule, and significantly echoes the success of Google Oxygen Project in the way empowerment supersedes the bureaucracy of micromanagement and how it relevantly outlets to other Google’s rules and skills positively. On the other side, Project Oxygen also pointed out the last in order rule #8 : Technical Skills ( Chops) which I found very self-contradictory and irrelevant with many studies related to modern management and someway misleading and distressful by the cognitive bias of the Halo Effect . More about each rule in contrast to what it can be is described
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