Work Rules! Insights from Inside Google that Will Transform How you Live and Lead

Hosted by the Department of Management

Old Theatre, Old Building,


Laszlo Bock


Professor Sandy Pepper

Google receives more than two million unique job applications a year. In this talk, Laszlo Bock, the head of their People Operations, will explain how Google went from a small search engine to a global company of over 50,000 employees without losing its culture and core values.

Laszlo Bock (@LaszloBock2718) leads Google's people function, which includes all areas related to the attraction, development, and retention of 'Googlers', of which there are more than 50,000 in seventy offices worldwide. During his tenure, Google has been recognised over 100 times as an exceptional employer, including being named the Number 1 Best Company to work for in the UK, Ireland, US, Japan, Brazil and numerous other countries. He is author of Work Rules! Insights from Inside Google that Will Transform How you Live and Lead.

Sandy Pepper is Professor of Management Practice in the Department of Management at LSE.

The Department of Management (@LSEManagement) is a globally diverse academic community at the heart of the LSE, taking a unique interdisciplinary, academically in-depth approach to the study of management and organisations.

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