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Culture shift needed to Excel in today's Market

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Current Employee - IT Manager  in  Saint Paul, MN
Current Employee - IT Manager in Saint Paul, MN

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

Pros

Excellent brand reputation. High integrity and loyalty among workforce. Attracts top talent. Strong culture of continuous improvement, career mobility and competing to win.

Cons

Years of service are rewarded excessively over industry experience and collaboration toward results. This stifles innovation.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

SAP is a game changing opportunity for 3M; invest in top SAP talent and experience. Address transformation change impacts proactively and holistically and align pace and scope of deployment with 3M's ability to transform.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    CONSERVATIVE COMPANY, SLOW TO INNOVATE, ALL ABOUT BOTTOM LINE AND SHAREHOLDERS - NOT EMPLOYEES

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    Former Employee - Aerospace Sales Representative
    Former Employee - Aerospace Sales Representative

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

    Pros

    Pay. They let you do your job. Little micro-managing. Good sales and employee support. Excellent benefits.

    Cons

    You will advance if you are willing to move and relocate. Your job is as good as your manager. Very HIGH turn-over in middle management. They make business decisions based on bottom lines without regard to employees. Rely a lot on Six Sigma and the latest "cost savings program" and sometimes completely for-go common sense. Company is SLOW to move with modern technology. It's like moving the TITANIC.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Tell your employees good job and reward them. You have GREAT people. Loosen up and get with the modern times.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Very good company, steady, solid

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    Current Employee - Business Development Manager  in  Saint Paul, MN
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in Saint Paul, MN

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

    Pros

    Strong innovation culture; continual stream of internal opportunities; financial stability; very diverse set of offerings; very deliberate succession planning process; senior management very accessible and engaged

    Cons

    Large companies tend to move slowly; international/ex-pat opportunities seem to be less and less over time due to cost; culture with bias toward "lifers" can make breaking in a bit difficult for mid-career outsiders

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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