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8 Google Rules for Managers


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8 Rules to follow to be a good boss and a manager who increases employee engagement based on Google's Project Oxygen to use data to find the best boss behaviors.

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8 Google Rules for Managers

  1. 1. 8 Rules From GoogleHow to Be A Good Boss<br />STOP THE SEARCHING<br />
  2. 2. Google Rule #1<br />Be <br />a <br />good coach<br />
  3. 3. Google Rule #2<br />Empower your team and don’t micromanage<br />
  4. 4. Google Rule #3<br />Express interest in team members’ success and personal well-being<br />
  5. 5. Google Rule #4<br />Don’t be a sissy: Be productive and results-oriented<br />
  6. 6. Google Rule #5<br />Be a good communicator and listen to your team<br />
  7. 7. Google Rule #6<br />Help your employees with career development<br />
  8. 8. Google Rule #7<br />Have a clear vision and strategy for the team<br />
  9. 9. Google Rule #8<br />Have key technical skills so you can help advise the team<br />
  10. 10. Bonus: 3 Pitfalls to Avoid<br />Have trouble making a transition to the team<br />Lack a consistent approach to performance management and career development<br />Spend too little time managing and communicating<br />
  11. 11. Information from a NY <br />Times article on How to <br />be a Better Boss, based on <br />Google’s Project Oxygen <br />to use data to determine the <br />best boss behaviors.<br />David Zinger<br />David Zinger Associates<br />Employee Engagement Expert<br /><br /><br />