Our WSJ Op-Ed on why Google’s culture is NOT a freedom-of-initiative one

September 7, 2013
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Why Google’s 20% time was a perk and not a part of the freedom-of-initiaitve culture By BRIAN M. CARNEY  and ISAAC GETZ Recent reports indicate that Google has been effectively zeroing out employees’ “20% time”—the policy of letting Googlers spend a [...]

A Knowledge Management Blog on Corporate Liberation

August 9, 2012
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Liberate Your Company Through Employee Engagement By www.elsua.net   BLOG’S INTRO: This www.elsua.net post’s the author espouses the corporate liberation dear to us. He also makes a brief reference to our own work. It’s rewarding to see that Freeom Inc. [...]

Warren Bennis on how leaders can be creative

July 2, 2011
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Watch Bennis commenting on how to make one’s organization dancing Warren Bennis October 27, 2010 Here is a famous quote by Bennis: “There are two ways of being creative. One can sing and dance. Or one can create an environment [...]

More Google: How it was supposed to innovate

June 6, 2011
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Google’s Eric Schmidt admits Facebook failure We are hearing alarming news from Google every day now. It’s former CEO has admitted that he “screwed up” by failing to treat Facebook as a serious threat when he was in charge. That [...]

Was Google a Freedom Inc?

May 25, 2011

What happened to Google’s management model We were always doubtful about Google’s claims to be a company based on freedom and responsibility of everyone. Because of this doubt we didn’t go to observe it (though we had solicitations). We were [...]

Waiting for the Black Swan: Freedom vs. Incentives

April 29, 2010

How the discoverers and entrepreneurs succeed in freedom–not through planning Much is written and taught about the ways to become a successful entrepreneur, to discover the next great idea, and more prosaically, to innovate in the company. The latest entrepreneurship [...]