Callaway Golf

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Good for a while, now bad getting worse

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Carlsbad, CA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Carlsbad, CA

Pros

People, product, location, benefits, brand

Cons

Executive mangement feels entitled, running company into ground

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Communication. Get out and know the people that actually do the work.

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

Other reviews for Callaway Golf

  1.  

    Good while it lasted

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Worker Bee  in  Carlsbad, CA
    Current Employee - Worker Bee in Carlsbad, CA

    Pros

    Strong brand name, and great benefits.

    Cons

    Rolling lay offs, and upper management is out of touch with the workers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stay in the USA.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Outstanding for the first 5 years until top senior management changed, especially after Mr. Callaway passed away.

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    Former Employee - Senior Manager  in  Carlsbad, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Carlsbad, CA

    Pros

    Product, People, Workplace Environment, Benefits, Salary, Learning Opportunity

    Cons

    Very Political at the Sr. VP and up level. Lots of backstabbing and turf wars which was so disappointing considering the level of talent and ability at that level. Stock options to VPs / CEO too lucrative and caused decisions to be made based on what it would take to get short-term results / stock performance rather than what was best for consistent, long-term shareholder growth. While I was there (about 8 years) the entire Senior Management Team (about 25 individuals holding VP or higher positions) turnover was over 400%. This was clearly another problem that caused this type of decision making to occur.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Where is the accountability at the wholly-owned sub. top management level? SKUs have quintupled over the last 8 years, yet revenues / profitability have dropped below levels where SKUs, company-wide were 1/5 of what they are now. Why are these individuals still running the major international market sales companies?

    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO
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