Google has launched what it calls a “curated platform” on the Web for sharing management ideas—both its own and those of other companies. The site features research-backed examples of how Google approaches things like hiring and anti-bias training, providing free public tools such as slide decks and checklists that the company uses internally. The site will also feature other companies: case studies of employers like … [ Read more ]

Mohandas Gandhi

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar (in beta at the time of this writing) allows you to search through journal articles, abstracts and other scholarly literature from academic publishers, professional societies and the like. Simply enter your topic, publication or author of interest.

Editor’s Note: Thanks to the Google Print project, many Google searches will return books referencing your search query mixed in your search results. If you want … [ Read more ]

Google PDF Search (and MS Word, Excel, etc.)

Gotta love Google. Did you know that those sharp folks have automatic PDF-to-text conversion which allows PDF-based content to be indexed and searched via the search engine? Since most PDF documents cannot be indexed, most search engines have been oblivious to the content of the millions of PDF files available on the Web. Not Google. Do a standard search on your topic of interest, say … [ Read more ]