Company Motivation

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Company Motivational Profile/Google Inc.

Eric Barnes, Terrell Monger, Chris Matthew, James Harvey Sr.

University of Phoenix

PSY / 320

Dr. Adam Carr

August 25, 2009

Company Motivational Profile/Google Inc.

Google has become not only a household name, but has integrated itself into our everyday vocabulary while referring to performing an internet search. Many people are curious to what the word "Google" means and how did it come about. The word is actually a derivative of the word googol, which was first used by the Milton Sirotta. The word googol was also made popular a book authored by Edward Kasner and James Newman. The book is entitled "Mathematics and the Imagination". The word googol refers to the number represented by the numeral 1 continued by one hundred zeros. (Google, 2007) Google use the word to echoe the company's efforts to organize an extensive amount of information that is available on the World Wide Web.


Creators Larry Page and Sergey Brin were two college students who began to collaborate on a internet search engine, then referred to as "Backrub" which earned the name from its trait of being able to map the "back links" of the internet and direct searchers to other web sites. Larry had the skills required so that he was able to take on the task of piecing together a host of electronic equipment, building a network from low end servers, hence keeping cost to a minimum. From the very beginning they had to borrow servers while providing the search engine the ability to meet the ever increasing bandwidth demands. One year after the release of the search engine "Backrub", it began to gain a reputation by word of mouth and in the world of IT. The two continued to modify and...