Texas Lottery

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    Typical State Agency, with better location than others

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX

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    Pros

    State benefits and, in certain divisions, the opportunity to move around some laterally.

    Cons

    Some divisions are run like mini orgs, where the manager appears to have complete control over activity, but allows no growth of employees. Innovation is treated like an affront rather than a means to improve, and emphasis is put on blind repetition of duties rather than improvement of results.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Do not let your small, special division function like a silo. Give those people some clear means to communicate beyond their direct manager. There are some pretty thoughtful ideas being suffocated over there.

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Website www.txlottery.org
Headquarters Austin, TX
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 1999
Type Government
Industry Arts, Entertainment & Recreation
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year

The Texas Lottery Commission hopes to have the eyes of Texans watching the lotto jackpot. The Texas Lottery Commission oversees one of the country's largest state lotteries, which has pumped more than $15 billion into state coffers since its inauguration in 1991. More than 60% of lottery sales are paid out in prize money, while almost 30% goes to the state's Foundation School Fund; the remainder goes to retailer commissions and administrative costs. The lottery offers numbers games and several instant-win games sold through grocery stores, gas stations, and convenience... More

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