Analysis of Google Human Resources Practices

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Analysis of Google Human Resources Practices Including Vision and Mission Statements Google's culture is exceptionally unique, differentiated by its unique Human Resource Management (HRM) systems, processes and approach to recruiting, retaining and continually investing in its people (Dollinger, 2006). Google's hiring process is unlike any other high tech company today; with a series of screening criterion used for evaluating product expertise, abstract and analytical thinking, and the ability to quickly integrate into the Google corporate culture (Human Resource Management International Digest, 2011). Google also creates a highly effective culture for growth by having each manager receive a 360-degree feedback review each year, forcing a high level of authenticity and transparency into leadership roles (Shipman, 2006). Google believes this leads to its managers becoming more transformationally focused, capable of quickly moving on new business opportunities (Finkle, 2012). All of these factors are predicated on the mission and vision of the company. Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful, and the vision is to be the leading search engine platform of the world (Dollinger, 2006). From the unique approach Google takes to onboarding new engineers (Johnson, Senges, 2010) to the development of a highly effective, high performance culture (Shipman, 2006), Google is in many ways redefining what human resources
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