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Great products, ineffective management

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Senior Manager in San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Senior Manager in San Francisco, CA

I have been working at Autodesk full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Great benefits, great products, friendly culture, strong market position

Cons

Lazy culture, poor operations, stale leadership, tenure is more important than merit

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO
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  1. 1 person found this helpful

    Executive Playground

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Product Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Product Manager in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Autodesk full-time

    Pros

    Great products, great customers, fantastic reach into the design, engineering, and media communities.

    Cons

    Reorgs, reorgs, reorgs. Pidgeon-holed job descriptions that split authority without clearly defining authority. Lack of trust of junior and mid-level managers. Long legal processes. Lack of budget authority. Extreme matrixing.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop micromanaging, provide a career path for employees, and trust your very smart people.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful

    Lots of opportunity but very volatile

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager in San Rafael, CA
    Current Employee - Project Manager in San Rafael, CA

    I have been working at Autodesk full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Stable company
    Good products
    Good benefits
    Opportunity to try new things, encouragement to obtain training

    Cons

    Lots of reorganizations disrupt teams and projects
    Very political

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make management training mandatory for new managers and for managers who earn low employee engagement scores.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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