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4 days ago

Digital Designer NA Demand Center

Motorola Solutions Chicago, IL

The North America Integrated Marketing team is responsible for creating and executing communication strategies supporting… Motorola Solutions


2 days ago

Regional Service Manager VA & WV – new

Motorola Solutions Richmond, VA

/Expectations Must manage at least three Services Motorola employees and have accountability for hire, manage… Motorola Solutions


6 days ago

A Intern Summer 2015 Supply Chain Radio Demand Planning

Motorola Solutions Schaumburg, IL

Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI) connects people through technology. Businesses and government agencies around the world turn to us when they want… Motorola Solutions


2 days ago

Client Facing HR Intern Summer – new

Motorola Solutions Schaumburg, IL

Whether you’re a software engineer, a manufacturing guru or a human resources specialist seeking an intern/co-op or new graduate position, there’s an… Motorola Solutions


2 days ago

A Intern Summer 2015 Supply Chain Purchasing & Logistics – new

Motorola Solutions Schaumburg, IL

Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI) connects people through technology. Government agencies around the world turn to us when they want highly connected… Motorola Solutions


4 days ago

System Technologist Lanham MD

Motorola Solutions Lanham, MD

Motorola is looking for System Technology candidates to work in its Federal Government Markets Division. Motorola’s System Technologists optimize… Motorola Solutions


4 days ago

Global Marketing Manager

Motorola Solutions Schaumburg, IL

The Motorola Solutions marketing organization is responsible for managing the Motorola Solutions brand, driving demand for our products and… Motorola Solutions


2 days ago

Senior Marketing Manager Solutions and Services Marketing – new

Motorola Solutions Schaumburg, IL

Motorola Solutions and Services organization represents a dedicated group of professionals that span the globe and bring the experience and expertise… Motorola Solutions


4 days ago

Integrated Marketing Manager Channel

Motorola Solutions Schaumburg, IL

The North America Integrated Marketing team is responsible for creating and executing communication strategies supporting the business and sales… Motorola Solutions


2 days ago

SA System Design Engineer – new

Motorola Solutions Schaumburg, IL

The Service Automation Team works on the development of technologies that improve the efficiency and repeat-ability of installing, configuring, and… Motorola Solutions


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    Motorola Solutions, Loosing its edge???

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Software Engineer, New Products and Features in Plantation, FL
    Current Employee - Software Engineer, New Products and Features in Plantation, FL

    I have been working at Motorola Solutions full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Motorola (now Motorola Solutions) is a world class technology company which has been the number one in its technology area in the US and worldwide for many years. It has stood for cutting edge technology combined with rock-solid performance for mission critical communications. It has been, in the past a great place to work. And the work made you feel great for the lives you saved every day.

    Cons

    Current management seems to believe we can "shrink our way to greatness" a proposition I have seen disproved over and over. They pontificate "if everybody own it, nobody owns it" then begin homogenizing the various product lines into one big mish-mash, which "everybody" will own, forgetting what they just said. It is still a good place to work, but no longer a "safe" employer when they get the next "lay-off" bug under ther wigs. Oddly this last time they laid off young recent hires who were showing great promise for the future of the company, as well as more expensive "old timers" who are the institutional memory of the comapny. I believe they have emraced "change for the sake of change" forgetting Richard Demming's proofs that changing things "just because" always makes things worse. Fortunately, if I go in the next layoff I am at almost full retirement age, and in any case will be retiring before they have time to ruin a great comapany completely and make it "just another" company, though that is where they are headed. If you come to work here, don't plan on getting your 30 year or 40 year awards. Those are still being given out, but a lot of people coming up on them were laid off in three rounds in this last year. Still a better than average employer, as long as the job lasts.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get your heads screwed on tight. Most of you are a bunch of MBAs who couldn't do the "grunt" level work of this company, but you just get "management crazy". As I said above, Richar4d Demming , demigod of Quality proved to all engineers that changing things, without knowing exactly what and WHY you are making the change is always going to make any problem worse instead of better. You have decided to "CHANGE EVERYTHING" at once without any rhyme or reason in a lot of cases. All your business school graduates need to remember the old chestnut "those who can do, those who can't teach". Just because somebody told you "so-and-so" in grad school doesn't make it "so" in the real world.

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