Google Speaks : Secrets of the World's Greatest Billionaire Entrepreneurs, Sergey Brin and Larry Page Hardback
by Janet Lowe
An up-close look at the people and philosophies behind one of the most important new companies of our time Google Speaks is an engaging and informative look at one of the most important companies of the twenty-first century.
It reveals the amazing story behind Google, a company that in less than 15 years has become a global household name and, in the process, created a new model for corporate responsibility and employee relations.
Lowe explores the values that drive Google's founders and discusses how they have created a culture that fosters creativity and fun, while at the same time, keeping Google at the forefront of technology through large, relentless R&D investments and imaginative partnerships with organizations such as NASA.
This book also addresses controversies surrounding Google, such as copyright infringement, antitrust concerns, and personal privacy.
Janet Lowe (Santa Fe, NM) is the author of numerous books, including the second editions of Warren Buffett Speaks and Jack Welch Speaks.
Her articles have appeared in more than 100 publications, including Newsweek, the Los Angeles Times, and the Dallas Morning News.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 316 pages
- Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/05/2009
- Category: Entrepreneurship
- ISBN: 9780470398548
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Review by dickmanikowski
Collection of brief factoids on Google and the corporation's founders and chief executive officer. While the book contains a lot of interesting and useful information, its thematic organization limits its value. On the other hand, the thematic organization makes the factoids more accessible.
Review by PLReader
A light, entertaining and occasionally informative book.
Review by Hpfan28
I usually don't read a lot of nonfiction book, but when I found one about Google I just had to pick it up. I sure was not disappointed either! The author formats the book just right so that you are not thrown some much information at one time that your mind gets fuzzy. For a long time I have been interested in Google and with this book, I was able to learn how they got started and how the company grew as a whole. Lowe put all the information in simple terms that really helped to understand the more technical aspects of the information.As the book shows Google is ever-growing and expanding and I look to forward to seeing where it goes from here. Overall the book was organized in small chunks and easy to understand. I would recommend this book to anyone who wants to find out more about Google and its founders, and how the company came to be today.