Lafarge

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An organisation of choice in terms of flexibility, innovation and performance.

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Current Employee - Brand Manager
Current Employee - Brand Manager

Pros

World leadership in building materials gives an unmatched edge over others, through resources, modus operandi and recognition.

Cons

Management could be bureaucratic and myopic at times, ignoring the world is not the operating areas and to most of the fellows, the brand could be nothing but another business.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Comparison with other organisations beyond the industry will help overcome the stagnancy, status quo and premeditated mind set of doing things.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Project Manager, Mechanical Projects

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Cairo (Egypt)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cairo (Egypt)

    Pros

    Salary is good since at the higher middle of the market - in general.
    Safety oriented concerns is very well set.
    Management tries to following the management styles by the book

    Cons

    The old and long path for any decision making; actually no one can take any decision unless escalated to a higher level... we don't know when such decisions are made and by whom.

    Steering committees/ Xcom and overall management spend too much money than the normal F.Selling & Admin expenses

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    get rid of your long process till obtaining a decision... this takes ages.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Sales Supervisor

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    Former Employee - Sales Supervisor  in  Caracas, Capital District (Venezuela)
    Former Employee - Sales Supervisor in Caracas, Capital District (Venezuela)

    Pros

    Transnational company, they teach you everything you need to know, excellent product and customer service. nice team group, professional workers.

    Cons

    Closed operations in Venezuela, The government took the company and it's not the same anymore. Lafarge had to sell their share.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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