Project Oxygen and Cost Mitigation Value

In this article I argue that corporate management chiefly achieves value through cost mitigation, not genuine productivity enhancement. I do this in part by drawing on Google’s Project Oxygen, as well as my own experience. I previously discussed Google’s Project Aristotle which is tangential. In the eminent piece referenced by Google themselves, the New York … Read more Project Oxygen and Cost Mitigation Value

Google’s Disconcerting Project Aristotle

NYT released an article reporting Google’s findings from an internal research project called Project Aristotle. It found that technical skill doesn’t matter that much in team building. They found the key factor was psychological safety. This article discusses some reasons I find it hard to trust Google’s results. Four key issues are front and center: … Read more Google’s Disconcerting Project Aristotle