Today’s advice comes from Jonathan Rosenberg, SVP of Product Management at Google.
“I think one test of management and culture is, could you change it? And I think if, as an executive and as a management team you couldn’t change the culture if you tried, then you’ve built a great culture.
“And the reason I say that is that the culture you espouse has a selection bias. The people who come here are the people who believe they are coming here because of our mission and because the user comes first.
“If I as an executive tried to make decisions that ran counter to that, the troops at Google would rise up against me. The mates would mutiny on the ship. And I don’t think that’s true of many other companies.”
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