The Case Study exercises were designed to help you increase your ability to draw conclusions and develop inferences about attitudes and behavior when confronted with situations that are common in the workplace today. It is imperative that you support your answers using the concepts presented in your textbook.
Directions : Before beginning this assignment, read page 427 of your textbook and view the videos about Google embedded in this Learning Module. Then, address the following writing prompts:
1. Describe the organizational structure of Google.
2. Describe the organizational culture of Google.
3. Based on what you have observed, in what ways does Google’s culture affect the behavior of employees?
4. Suppose a company that fosters creativity through a flexible work environment (e.g. Google) announced its merger with a company known for having a very rigid, traditional work environment. Both companies have experienced great success and are leaders in their field. . . so what could go wrong?
Length : 350 – 500 words each (roughly 1 – 1 ½ pages double-spaced 12 point Times New Roman font). Remember, it is imperative that your writing flow logically and contain formal structure and near perfect grammar and punctuation. I encourage you to incorporate outside sources with proper citations in APA format.