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JM...hopefully on the upswing

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Former Employee - Director in Denver, CO
Former Employee - Director in Denver, CO

I worked at Johns Manville

No opinion of CEO
No opinion of CEO

Pros

1) Location....Denver is a great place to live 2) Company makes good products 3) decent pay and bonus potential in good times 4) bright, passionate employees in middle management and below 5) people work hard but do maintain a balance

Cons

1) complete takeover of top management positions by ex-GE, Honeywell, Allied Signal employees which put a hold on internal advancement....believe that is changing 2) markets they compete in are heavily dependent upon the housing market, which is in dire straights 3) everyone is currently stretched pretty thin due to downsizing and turnover

Advice to Management

listen to your long term employees .....they have been through many business cycles in this industry and could have prevented some of the market share loss in the last year

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  1. I would not recommend. Two thumbs down

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    Current Employee - Commercial Finance in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Commercial Finance in Denver, CO

    I have been working at Johns Manville

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    hum .... nice location, downtown Denver is very nice

    Cons

    Work life balance and compensation and benefits....don't be so cheap. Many... people have left for this reason

    Advice to Management

    Stick with the strategy!


  2. Leadership without Knowledge

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Innisfail, AB (Canada)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Innisfail, AB (Canada)

    I worked at Johns Manville full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The workers in the plant

    Cons

    Too many managers, not enough Leaders. Negative consequences to errors. Not trying to get better - just staying off corporate radar. Persons in manager roles who had little or no experience in how to deal with people or what the position of the people, in there charge actually did.

    Advice to Management

    Do a 180 degree mind set and lose the 1980 mindset.


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