Why Google’s 20% time was a perk and not a part of the freedom-of-initiative culture By BRIAN M. CARNEY and ISAAC GETZ Recent reports indicate that Google has been effectively zeroing out employees’ “20% time”—the policy … Continue reading Our WSJ Op-Ed on why Google’s culture is NOT a freedom-of-initiative one
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A Knowledge Management Blog on Corporate Liberation
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 … Continue reading A Knowledge Management Blog on Corporate Liberation
Warren Bennis on how leaders can be creative
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 … Continue reading Warren Bennis on how leaders can be creative
More Google: How it was supposed to innovate
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 … Continue reading More Google: How it was supposed to innovate
Was Google a Freedom Inc?
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 … Continue reading Was Google a Freedom Inc?
Waiting for the Black Swan: Freedom vs. Incentives
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 … Continue reading Waiting for the Black Swan: Freedom vs. Incentives