- 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.