Author Archives: Modar HIJAZI

Would you sacrifice one person to save five?

Job without meaning

Google discovered the traits of best managers

Scott Mautz, Inc

Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks during the keynote address of the Google I/O conference in Mountain View, Calif., Tuesday, May 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
  • Google set out to prove that it didn’t need managers with Project Oxygen, but it was a failure.
  • In the process, however, the company realized the value of managers who guide their team to success.
  • Here are the 10 characteristics Google found essential to make a great manager, including being inclusive and having the confidence to make decisions.

It’s not every day you learn of a really smart company setting out to prove that managers don’t matter. But that’s exactly what Google did with Project Oxygen.

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I am a kind of paranoiac in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy – J. D. Salinger

I am a kind of paranoiac in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy

J. D. Salinger

Work ethics vs nature

 - Dilbert by Scott Adams