The Google Corporation

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Mengxiong Li
English 205OL
The Google Corporation
Google has developed into the biggest search engine on the Internet, and it has already become the most familiar name to everyone nowadays. Most of us must have experienced its impeccable search engine in today’s Internet world. But how much do we know about Google? Google was founded in 1998 by Stanford computer science graduate students Larry Page and Sergey Brin who named the search engine they built “Google,” which is a variation on the word “googol,” the mathematical term for a 1 followed by 100 zeros1. The name reflects the immense volume of information that exists, and the scope of Google’s mission: to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. The philosophy of “putting the needs of the users first” enables Google to offer a high-quality experience which leads to increased traffic and word-of-mouth promotion.

Every company needs a value system to determine how they will do business and how they will interact with the world. This is called “corporate citizenship”. Google value system is described in their Overview section of the website. As it said, the Google company has become a global employer, and google's role in making information available across the globe in different languages. This make consumers feel connected to a global community through google. Also under their culture section, it shows us a positive, comfortable, and dynamic work environment. The company tries to make employees as comfortable as possible. Every employees is welcome to share their ideas and suggestions. Their culture and philosophy is listed on their website. The company allows for the employees to have access to some of the managements contact information. In addition, respect for local culture is their very precious quality. Just like it said In the culture section, “Local expressions of each location, from a mural in Buenos Aires to ski gondolas in Zurich, showcasing each...
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