Using Google´s Corporate Strategy for Better Employees

analytical Essay
1458 words
1458 words

can other businesses use Google’s corporate strategy as a tool for attracting and retaining the best employees?

In this essay, I will be assessing the aspects of Google’s corporate framework that have enabled it to be the best organisation to work for in recent years. Also, I will be evaluating each of these aspects using business and management theory and explaining how other businesses can use Google’s corporate strategy as a tool for attracting, and retaining, the most talented individuals.
For the past four years, Google has been consistently ranked amongst the top five best organisations to work for in the world. This has enabled it to create a competitive advantage by enjoying a bigger pool of talent to select employees from. Other perks of being the best organisation to work for include lower employee turnover, lower absenteeism rate, increased customer satisfaction, higher economic returns, and greater sustainability in the face of business challenge. All of these factors are significant contributors to the overall efficiency of the business.
Becoming the best organisation to work for is important, not only for the business, but also for the internal stakeholders. It means that the leaders share a common vision and have chartered a clear course for the future. It means that the HR team have implemented the right people practices to inspire high performance. It means that the employees see a future, believe in and are excited by it, and understand what it means for them and their work. Most importantly, it portrays a positive image about the organisation to potential employees, and means that the organisation is a great place to work.
The HR department at Google plays an important role
In orde...

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...age, the founder and current CEO of Google, remains involved in the process and reviews a condensed version of all hiring packages.
After the hiring process, the next stage for the new recruits is the socialisation stage—the socialisation process takes place at the orientation days all new candidates are required to attend. This exposes them to the culture of the organisation, and gives the managers the opportunity to assess the adaptability of the individual. However, along with assessing the individual, the managers help the new employee to build an internal network as soon as possible. This support from the management staff is significant as it provides the individuals a sense of worthiness and importance.
Lastly, Google uses an annual survey in order to get feedback from its employees which includes a number of different sections, one of which being innovation.

In this essay, the author

  • Describes how other businesses can use google’s corporate strategy to attract and retain the best employees.
  • Explains how the data was collected through internal and external sources to assess the effectiveness of the hr department at google.
  • Explains that the theory used in this essay comes from unit 2 of the business and management syllabus: human resources.
  • Explains that human resource management in an organisation aims to recruit capable, flexible, and committed people, managing and rewarding their performance and developing their skills to the benefit of the organisation.
  • Analyzes how google's corporate framework has enabled it to be the best organisation to work for in recent years.
  • Defines culture as the values, attitudes, and beliefs of people working in an organisation that control the way they interact with each other and with external stakeholder groups.
  • Explains the socialisation stage for new recruits, which exposes them to the culture of the organisation, and helps them build an internal network. google uses an annual survey to get feedback from employees.

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