Google Instructed Managers to Avoid Rewarding Employees for ‘Individual Achievement’ and ‘Objectivity’, Which Were Examples of ‘White Dominant Culture’

Google Instructed Managers to Avoid Rewarding Employees for ‘Individual Achievement’ and ‘Objectivity’, Which Were Examples of ‘White Dominant Culture’. By Allum Bokhari.

A document brought to light by James Damore’s class-action lawsuit against Google and drafted by the company’s HR department instructing managers at the company on how to be “inclusive” cautioned managers against rewarding employees for traits “valued by the U.S. white/male dominant culture”, including individual achievement, and meritocracy.

The document has been released as part of James Damore’s ongoing class-action lawsuit against Google, which alleges the company discriminates on the basis of race, gender, and political viewpoint. It was announced today that three new plaintiffs have joined the lawsuit, bringing the total number of plaintiffs up to five.

That first culture got to the moon on slide rule technology. The second culture was increasingly introduced into NASA around 1970, and now NASA cannot get back to the moon and has to use Russian rockets.

hat-tip Stephen Neil