A. O. Smith

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pretty good overall, excellent family business with very good management, except in finance.

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milwaukee, WI
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milwaukee, WI

I have been working at A. O. Smith

Pros

great work, great pay and benefits and good work life balance

Cons

not enough women in senior management. Many of the men, particularly in finance have an overly inflated view of their own self worth. Unfounded arrogance.

Recommends
Approves of CEO

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    Spy vs. Spy

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at A. O. Smith full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Some great people to work with.

    Cons

    The Old Vice President used to bug phones and would have informers everywhere. Makes Wallstreet movie look like Mr. Rogers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Move into the modern century.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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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 (more than an 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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