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Former Employee - Engineer in San Jose, CA
Former Employee - Engineer in San Jose, CA
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Overall, great coworkers Freedom to initate programs and drve alternative solutions.

Cons

BU structure unwieldly - no synergy between entities. Mistakes repeated neadlessly due to lack of adequate communication within BU's.

Advice to Management

Reevaluate the BU Corporate Structure - combine redundant functions into Central support groups.

Other Employee Reviews for Cisco Systems

  1. Great People, lots collaborative work, very open about sharing information.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Creative people, challenging works, flexible work arangements. Good deal of freedom to set direction.

    Cons

    Un-organized, company direction is not clear, unfocused. Resource align is tough to achieve across organizations. Recent lay offs were not well co-ordinated, many surprises. Indian mafia.

    Advice to Management

    Focus the company, apply resouces to those area.


  2. A strong company that recently lost it's focus but has the ability to re-focus and come back...

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Development Manager in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Business Development Manager in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good people, John Chambers, work life balance, flexible work schedule

    Cons

    Politics, lack of focus, slow to make decisions lately

    Advice to Management

    Go back to command and control working model.


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