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Strong company, need to continue to invest in people and resources for the long term.

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Current Employee - Supply Chain
Current Employee - Supply Chain

I have been working at 3M full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Management will do what it takes to maintain profitability and viability of the company
Stronger than industry standard ethics, environmental and safety principles, and community engagement
Strong focus on new product development and research

Cons

Lower than industry standard IT and Supply Chain systems
Slow to add headcount and other resources in growth divisions and locations
Conservative short term decision making can sometimes stifle long term growth

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Don't let short term thinking in the income statement prevent you from investing in the future of the company

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Other Reviews for 3M

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    Great copany to work for

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    Former Employee - Major Account Manager  in  Milwaukee, WI
    Former Employee - Major Account Manager in Milwaukee, WI

    I worked at 3M full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Allow you to be indipendent and creative. The products are the best in the industry and fun to sell

    Cons

    Overcoming the price objection can be difficult. Management reluctant to meet competitive prices which can result in some major lost business

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more flexable in dealing with copetitive situations

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    3M

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at 3M full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great people, great products, great culture

    Cons

    Breadth & scale of business and level of centralised decision making can at times create a lack of autonomy

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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