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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

I have been working at Callaway Golf

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

People, product, location, benefits, brand

Cons

Executive mangement feels entitled, running company into ground

Advice to Management

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

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  1. Good while it lasted

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    Current Employee - Worker Bee in Carlsbad, CA
    Current Employee - Worker Bee in Carlsbad, CA

    I have been working at Callaway Golf

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Strong brand name, and great benefits.

    Cons

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

    Advice to Management

    Stay in the USA.

  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

    I worked at Callaway Golf

    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO

    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 Management

    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?

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