Two employees at Google who have been active in criticizing the company's management over the treatment of women and other workplace issues are accusing the company of retaliating against them, a person familiar with their accusation said on Monday.
A third of United Nations (UN) employees have reported experiencing sexual harassment at the world body over the last two years, according to the findings of the first-ever survey on such misconduct released on Tuesday.
Managers who encourage staff to take more control over their workflow by putting them in the driver’s seat find themselves with more competent and connected teams with motivated, engaged, high-performing and loyal employees, research by the University of Melbourne shows.
Thousands of Google employees, including dozens of senior engineers, have signed a letter protesting the company’s involvement in a US military drone project, which has stirred concern among experts who think such cooperation is not ethical.
An appeals court in Germany has decided to uphold a lower court ruling which stipulates that Google has no responsibility to check the content of links generated by its search engine to see whether they are free from defamatory content.
Supervisors who cannot tear themselves away from their smartphones while meeting with employees risk losing their employees' trust and, ultimately, their engagement, according to new research from Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business.