Sunday, November 22, 2009
Share Everything You Can
A note about Google culture that helps them innovate their products. A flat organisation with staff who are empowered and have a sense of independence. Tom Kelly's book "The Art of Innovation" is quoted - it warns against chasing after credit for ideas instead of focusing on producing new ideas: "Marissa Mayer, Vice President of Search Products & User Experience at Google, believes that if you fill a room with smart people and give them access to information, brilliant ideas will flourish, and the need for a strict management hierarchy dissolves."