Hewlett Packard’s founders put value not only on making creative products but also on creating a friendly corporate culture. These principals became the basis of Hewlett Packard’s corporate culture. The "HP Way" is to gain the trust and loyalty of others, give respect to each and every individual and their job responsibilities, Hewlett Packard wants to create an atmosphere that both celebrates individualism and supports teamwork. The "HP Way” requires that manager’s share corporate objectives and educates the employees to understand their roles and responsibilities. The employees were taught to follow corporate goals through open communication.
When Hewlett-Packard named Leo Apotheker as its chief executive, the majority of the board that hired him had not even met the German executive. The thought that Hewlett-Packard 's board would appoint a CEO without insisting on an in-person interview with all directors is just one example of the
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