The Simplicity Sprint was unveiled by Google CEO Sundar Pichai as the most recent company initiative to increase worker productivity and pay attention to the unstable economic climate.
Alphabet executives and staff members met in an all-hands session last Wednesday. Pichai attempted to allay staff’ worries about layoffs in light of the participants and relevant internal documentation seen by CNBC . He also requested their opinions. Pichai addressed the issue of the business’s productivity, saying, “Even with the headcount it has, Google’s productivity as a company isn’t where it needs to be.” Over 170,000 people work at Google full-time at the moment.
A new Simplicity Sprint effort was the main topic of discussion during the meeting. It seeks to increase productivity and concentration among Google employees. Pichai claims that this program will enable Google to obtain better results more quickly.
Advertisement Pichai stated at the most recent Wednesday meeting that we should consider ways to reduce distractions and truly raise the bar on both product excellence and productivity. Additionally, he urged workers to develop a culture that is more mission-focused, product-focused, and customer-focused.
GOOGLE SIMPLICITY SPRINT SEEKS TO INCREASE PRODUCTIVITY AND FOCUS AMONG EMPLOYEES The business also launches an internal poll on August 15 asking if management can get in touch with them if they have any additional queries. According to prior reports, Google employees are dissatisfied with their salaries, opportunities for advancement, and management practices. Additionally, the survey aims to get their feedback and improve the interactions between staff members and top management.
Google said in May that it would be updating its performance review procedure. The new procedure lowers paperwork surrounding compensation and raises while increasing salaries.
Advertisement According to the CNBC article, poll questions include: What would make it easier for you to operate more clearly and efficiently to serve our users and customers? Where should speed obstacles be removed to achieve better results more quickly? How can we reduce waste while continuing to be innovative and focused as we expand?
Both Sundar Pichai and Fiona Cicconi, Google’s top people officer, stated that there are no plans to fire any employees. We’re expecting teams to be more concentrated and effective, and as a company, we’re figuring out what that means. We are not currently planning to reduce Google’s overall employment, despite the fact that we cannot predict the state of the economy in the future. cited Cicconi.