Bridgewater has been shaping the industry for the past 40 years. We have received more than 50 industry awards in the past 10 years, including recognitions for industry innovation, performance, quality of research, client service, and client satisfaction. We have also been acknowledged as a "best place to work" and for making more money for our clients than any other hedge fund in the history of the industry. Below is a collection of media about our work and culture.
Could You Work at a Place Where Everyone Gets to See Everything and People Always Tell You What They Really Think?LinkedIn | April 2016
At most companies, everybody works two jobs: their actual job and the extra job of managing other people’s impressions of them to make themselves look good. In such an environment, people tend to hide their mistakes and those of others out of fear that pointing them out will lead to their own mistakes being exposed. They keep their ideas and opinions to themselves, avoid conflict, and problems and disagreements fester beneath the surface.
MEANINGFUL WORK AND RELATIONSHIPS THROUGH RADICAL TRUTH AND TRANSPARENCY: A CONVERSATION WITH RAY DALIO
MILKEN INSTITUTE | MAY 2016
Ray Dalio believes that the most effective way to create meaningful work and meaningful relationships is through an idea meritocracy in which everyone speaks frankly and operations are open to scrutiny. That way, we can openly explore what is true -- including what's true about people's mistakes and weaknesses - and can work through disagreements in an orderly way. This unique culture…
Ray Dalio, Head Of the World's Largest Hedge Fund, Explains His Succession Plan for Bridgewater and How Its 'Radically Transparent' Culture Is Misunderstood
BUSINESS INSIDER | MARCH 2016
Business Insider asked Dalio by email to elaborate on the ways he considers Bridgewater's culture to be misunderstood, how he's putting systems in place to carry on his vision, and why Rubinstein's experience working with Steve Jobs, the late Apple CEO, made him an ideal addition to the team.
THE POWER OF NOT KNOWING
Institutional Investor | March 2015
To make money in the markets, you have to think independently and be humble. You have to be an independent thinker because you can’t make money agreeing with the consensus view, which is already embedded in the price. Yet whenever you’re betting against the consensus...
RAY DALIO AND MARIO BATALI MEDITATE ON THE SECRET OF THEIR SUCCESS
Institutional Investor | February 2014
What do hedge fund billionaire Raymond Dalio and restaurateur Mario Batali have in common? Quite a bit, it turns out, as they explained to some 300 people during a town meeting on meditation in New York earlier this month.
Best Places to Work in Money Management
Pensions & Investments | December 2012
"There can be tough moments when you have to say something negative to someone face to face," said Karen Karniol-Tambour, an investment associate who joined Bridgewater in 2006. "But because we are all on the same team, we owe it to each other to talk about these issues. There is a real sense that we’re all on the same mission."