Google : The Most Successful Information Technology And Web Search Company

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Google Google is the most successful information technology and web search company in the world. It was founded in 1998 by two Stanford Ph.D. students, Larry Page and Sergey Brin. The company name, Google, is a play on the word “googol” which is a mathematical term for the number 1 followed by 100 zeros. Larry Page and Sergey Brin chose this name to reflect the large amount of information on the web. The two created this search engine so that people can find anything on the web all in one place. The company’s mission is “to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.” Now, the company is far more than a search engine website, it has grown to be a substantial collection of products and services that are…show more content…
Management Style Google’s human relations and human resource management styles have changed the way that companies will be managed in the years to come. Google’s model of motivation and leadership tears down the traditional scientific management theory which focuses on results rather than the employees who deliver those results. The Vice President of People Development at Google stated that the company’s strives “to create the happiest, most productive workplace in the world. It’s less about the aspiration to be No.1 in the world, and more that we want our employees and future employees to love it here, because that’s what’s going to make us successful” (Smith,2014). Google shows employees they are valued and constantly motivates them in the workplace by creating a culture that fulfills their needs in all aspects. The office design, the management style, policies, and perks/benefits all put the employee first. Google’s organizational structure is less about control and meeting goals set by the company. The company is more focused on employees meeting the objectives that they have set for themselves. Google takes some aspects of the Laissez Faire style of leadership as all employees are given freedom to create and determine their own deadlines and ideas for projects. The managers act
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