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A Real Team Player: Yas Shimoguchi
Yas Shimoguchi (left foreground) was reportedly the first Japanese American ever hired by Hewlett-Packard Company, but his legacy at the company goes far deeper than that. Yas joined HP in 1951, worki ...
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Breakroom Buddies: Moseley Joins HP
The Moseley Division came to Hewlett-Packard Company as an acquisition, but Moseley employees clearly had no problem exhibiting Hewlett-Packard’s sense of workplace comaraderie.
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Cubicles Don’t Change HP Collegiality
By the 1960s, cubicles had caught on for administrative personnel, but they didn’t change the collegiality that characterized Hewlett-Packard workspaces.
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Going for a Dip: Dip-Soldering Circuit Boards
Even as Hewlett-Packard hardware grew in sophistication, production still depended on dedicated human workers for the final product. Here, employees in Palo Alto dip-soldered printed circuits by hand.
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HP: First US Company with Flex Time
Hewlett-Packard Company was the first American company to implement flex time in the United States, having observed the benefits of the program at the company’s plant in Böblingen, West Germany, since ...
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Walking Around in Semi-Retirement
Dave Packard stepped away from day-to-day management duties at Hewlett-Packard Company in 1969, but that didn’t stop him from continuing to practice Management by Walking Around as chairman of the boa ...