British American Tobacco

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Great leadership & culture going down the drain

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Former Employee - Leadership in London, England (UK)
Former Employee - Leadership in London, England (UK)

I worked at British American Tobacco full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

Always been a factory producing great leaders
Love the culture as long as you are away from the global headoffice
Big challenges and stretch for high potentials
People are great (outside of Globe House)

Cons

Global headoffice lacks leadership. Everyone here is saving their own jobs
Top leadership has lost track of what makes BAT such a great company
Lack of direction for the end markets
Too much focus on the back office stuff

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Revive leadership that breeds leaders
Revive enterprising and winning culture
Take accountability of your actions

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    as far as not so bad

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    Current Employee - Regional Sales Manager in Chittagong Port (Bangladesh)
    Current Employee - Regional Sales Manager in Chittagong Port (Bangladesh)

    I have been working at British American Tobacco full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    good future for the employees

    Cons

    public side affect for the harmfullness

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    pls take care of low salary employees

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 3 people found this helpful  

    Poor company culture, poor management values

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Leadership in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Senior Leadership in London, England (UK)

    I worked at British American Tobacco full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Truly international company
    Very good compensation packages

    Cons

    Very poor corporate culture, no values
    Environment with no trust, a lot of micro management, highly political
    Management is poorly trained to standard management practices though very arrogant
    HR practices are outdated

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get trained to management and leadership
    Drop micromanagement, trust employees, the productivity of the company will raise

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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