The nature of the current business calls for business organizations to engage in constant efforts to finding new approaches and means to recruiting and maintaining competitive and top talent. To most effectively explore Google’s employee motivation, a subset of literature has been selected based on its relevance to the following question:
•What are Google’s motivational techniques?
•What are some of the perks of working at Google?
What are Google’s motivational techniques?
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Schepp argued that a fascinating aspect of Google Inc.’s intrinsic motivational rewards is the fact the company allows for the employees to undertake their normal duties at their freedom (Schepp, 2012). Walker agrees by saying that the essence of freedom for the employees at the workplace is an important aspect that fosters business performance and overall organizational success (Walker, 2012). By granting freedom to its employees, Google Inc. allows them to control and manage their time, work together towards materializing a common goal, which consequently leads to the development of new ideas that have in the years helped to keep Google Inc. leading in the industry it operates.
How Google reward their employees?
To streamline the way employees engage in creative production, Google Inc. restructures the management by creating creative reward systems for its employees. Stewart, the author of Looking for a Lesson in Google’s Perks, pointed out that the company provides healthcare to the children of its workers, offers free food to its employees, allows the employees to bring their pets to work, as well as to feature onsite recreational facilities such as swimming pools (Stewart, 2013).