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Assignment 1: Innovation from Google’s Free Food Strategy Business 302-Management Concepts Chanel Stryker May 1, 2016 Professor: Michael Brizek Google is the world’s leading search engine and is also an amazing company to work for. Googles mission is to organize the worlds information and make it universally accessible and useful. "The current pre-dominant business model for commercial search engines is advertising" (Spencer, n.d.). Google's search engine has ranked number 1 in the Alexa index proving itself to be the leader in search engine usage. This can also be noted that Google has become synonymous with web search. Often you will hear how people would "google" the information rather than "search" for it. "The other side…show more content…
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