How Google Sold Its Engineers on Management

technocrat
an expert in science, engineering, etc. who has a lot of power in politics and/or industry
tangible
hat can be clearly seen to exist
relent
to finally agree to sth after refusing
integrity
the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles
micromanage
management style whereby a manager closely observes or controls the work of subordinates or employees, gnerally has a negative connotation.
meddle
become involved in sth that does not concern you
pecking order
the order of importance in relation to one another among the members of a group
correlation
a connection between two things in which one thing changes as the other does
attrition
a process of making sb/sth, especially your enemy, weaker by repeatedly attacking them or creating problems for them
multivariate
Having or involving more than one variable
retention
the action of keeping sth rather than losing it or stopping it
tenure
the period of time when sb holds an important job, especially a political one; the act of holding an important job
double-blind
A testing procedure, designed to eliminate biased results, in which the identity of those receiving a test treatment is concealed from both administrators and subjects until after the study is completed.
encapsulate
to express the most important parts of sth in a few words, a small space or a single object; to sum up
metric
made or measured using the metric system
grandstanding
the fact of behaving or speaking in a way that is intended to make people impressed in order to gain some advantage for yourself
dissembling
to hide your real feelings or intentions, often by pretending to have different ones
internalize
to make a feeling, an attitude, or a belief part of the way you think and behave
gauge
an instrument for measuring the amount or level of sth