Management And Organizational Behavior : Individual Case Assignment

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Google Project Oxygen Case Study. Building Better Managers.
Lalit Chhabra
University of Houston - Victoria
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Management and Organizational Behavior - Individual Case Assignment.
Executive Summary
Project Oxygen started with questions raised by board members in 2001, How do managers impact team performance? Do manager matter? How can we create amazing managers? This topic generated years of research and that led to eight management attributes. These key attributes are to help people become better managers. This paper highlights the key attributes of Project oxygen and challenges to create good managers.
Google Project Oxygen Case Study. Building Better Managers.

Google Culture of Success
Google was founded in 1996 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were students in Stanford university. Google is second most valuable brand in the world just behind Apple. On Fortune Magazine list Google ranked first in 2007, 2008 and 2012 and fourth in 2009 and 2010. Google’s corporate Philosophy includes principles such as “You can make money without doing evil”, “You can be serious without wearing a suit” and work should be challenging and challenge should be fun”. At Google employee are provided with Free food, Gym, Free Yoga, Pilate classes, Massage room at every floor, Pods to take the Nap and they can bring their pets to work. They are encouraged to do innovations. Google uses a policy called innovation time off where an employee is encouraged to spend 20% of their time…

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