Their divisions to the top executives called internal

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their divisions to the top executives called Internal innovation reviews, and also informal channels such as google cafe and Google+ conversations where employees are encouraged to socialize and share ideas together. The former is an example of formal communication in the company, where structured and laid out ideas are discussed, however the later is informal communication. Informal communication makes up majority of the communication in the workplace and when not in the form of office gossip and rumours, it is very effective. Google promotes informal communication, as that is how ideas and innovations are generated amongst employees. Their aim is to recognize staff and their ideas, and they themselves recognize that different people communicate differently thus the reason for the wide variety of communication channels and promotion of informal communication. The importance placed on communication at Google is because they want to do right by their employees allowing them ample opportunities to shine and get involved and be creative, and through this Google has found success in their organizational culture and accordingly their financial statements.
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