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XATA Chairman and CEO Jay Coughlan
Jay Coughlan
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  • Poor Senior Management, Back-Stabbing, 3 CTOs in 5 Years, Highly Political and Toxic Environment

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Eden Prairie, MN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Eden Prairie, MN

    I have been working at XATA

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    Good technology, decent co-workers, Salary is ok but could be better


    Toxic work environment, 3 Chief Technology Officers hired in last 5 years, no work life balance, no appreciation from management, good people are leaving or are removed because of highly political environment, no raise or bonus given to managers and below in 2009 but Directors and above received bonuses, there is no trust, Managers/Directors asked not to say complete truth in Leadership meeting, senior management offer more money to people when they leave,.....too many VPs

    Advice to Management

    It is time to start "inspecting" what your direct reports tells you......don't blindly trust them and make or support their decisions.......... have conversation with real people below who is doing all the work. Offer more money to employees (not many left anyway now) who have been with company for many years instead of offering more money to new people who are leaving, Hire actual people to do the wok instead of VPs

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Website www.xata.com
Headquarters Eden Prairie, MN
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 1985
Type Company - Public
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year

Xata helps companies keep track of their truck fleets. The company's Web-based XataNet and Xata Turnpike applications help fleet operators automate driver logs and fuel tax reporting, manage vehicle and driver performance, track assets, and enable two-way messaging. Aimed at the for-hire segment of the transportation sector (as opposed to private fleets), its MobileMax Fleet Management System provides similar functionality. Xata markets to customers in the manufacturing, distribution, and petroleum markets, primarily in the US. More than 115,000 trucks in North ... More

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