Google: The Trouble with Success

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Olivia

A solid overview of Google from a British perspective. Great access inside Googleplex which was interesting and touched on some key issues Google is facing today. Overall a well-produced instructional short that gives business students or anyone interested in business basics a 28 min crash ...Read more

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Chris

Google meant nothing to most people 15 years ago--now it's entered our lives as the way to find out "anything on earth." Google has acquired the status of worldwide oracle--the fount of all wisdom. With that came a nice, friendly brand image--or it WAS until it grew so big it got to look like ...Read more

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