Transparency and goal setting help make the office a better environment
If everyone in your office hates their job, you might turn to Google to figure out how to make everybody a little less miserable.
The Mountain View, Calif. tech giant’s Head of Human Resources, Laszlo Bock, is revealing his secrets for improving workplace happiness in a new book, “Work Rules!.” Among his pointers: Make sure people have goals and understand why those goals exist.
From the Wall Street Journal’s preview of Bock’s new book:
Bock mentions grocery retailers Costco and Wegman’s as other companies that have followed Google’s lead.