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Sales drives decision making and brand strategy - focus on international hurts North American business.

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at A. O. Smith full-time for more than a year

Pros

1. Strong market presence with multiple well established brands.
2. Competitively priced
3. Plenty of capacity for growth
4. Strong market presence in developing economies

Cons

1. Sales drives strategy
2. Brand strategy creates channel conflict
3. Lack of alignment among senior management
4. Culture discourages teamwork and interdepartmental cooperation

Advice to ManagementAdvice

1. Be genuine and authentic - set the tone for a culture of cooperation.
2. Sales cannot manage business strategy or brand management

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    I have worked at AOS for more than 10 years.

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    Current Employee - Manager  in  Ashland City, TN
    Current Employee - Manager in Ashland City, TN

    I have been working at A. O. Smith full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great values, people are treated with respect, global, great leadership, very successful company.

    Cons

    There really aren't any. Awesome employer.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Great place to work, great people, great industry reputation

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at A. O. Smith full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work, great people, great industry reputation

    Cons

    Large company with many layers which make it difficult for change

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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