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Helpful (6)

Avoid at all costs- unless you want your work to be meaningless and have no value

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA
Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook

I worked at GREE International full-time (More than a year)

Pros

free lunch and snacks they like the have parties

Cons

upper management is completely a birds nest, they have no clue as to how to run a business and how to treat employees. there has been a mass exodus lately because the company is doing poorly in the US they just had a layooff and they are moving stuff back to japan. its sad really since they had a shot at things but cant seem to get out of their own way. they don't listen to advice from within and most decisions get made in japan where they don't have an idea about what works in the USA.

Advice to Management

don't take people who work building your products for granted, listen to what people are really saying. since the funzion acquisition you blew it and can't seem to find a good culture for what you want to do. or close the doors and move back to where the company came from because you won't make it here. the competition is stiff and you have a lot of dead wood in the building.

Other Employee Reviews for GREE International

  1. Helpful (8)

    Large company, growing pains, cultural mis matches due to constant stream of acquisitions

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at GREE International full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great , bright , smart people Fast paced, hot industry , leader n mobile space Lovely China Basin offices Decent perks and overall benefits

    Cons

    Culture Lack of clarity of vision or communication from exec mgt about where the company is headed beyond the next acquisition HQ is in Tokyo, autonomy for the US office is hard won

    Advice to Management

    One size fits all approach does not work. This is US not Japan. Use the expertise in your local markets, these people know what they're doing. They have deep understanding of the business. Listen to them. Exec Mgt often seems detached from rest of personnel and disconnected. Pay attention to the feedback that your employees are giving you and you might stem the flow of people who are leaving daily.


  2. Helpful (9)

    Aweful experience working there

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at GREE International full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    -The work environment is clean -Always feeding you (Not the best food) -Company has lots of money

    Cons

    -Terrible management throughout the organization -Zero accountability by anyone -Zero culture -Zero respect to the employees

    Advice to Management

    -Learn to listen to your employees and stop treating them like slave workers -Treat each employee like they matter and make decisions instead of dancing around with your head cutoff. You might stop the enormous outflow of employees leaving Gree.


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