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MannKind provided many opportunities to utilize the skills and competencies that I have acquired throughout my career.

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Paramulla, Southern (Sri Lanka)
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Paramulla, Southern (Sri Lanka)

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

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

There are many talented, dedicated people working there. Relationships among coworkers are strong. Compensation and benefits are above many similar companies. The lead product is very innovative and will provide a tremendous positive benefit to many people.

Cons

There are areas of poor leadership and the atmosphere is at times very stressful. As the future of the company is not known, morale is low among most of the staff.

Advice to Management

It would be beneficial to have more frequent interactions with all of the staff and to discuss the future possibilities at the company more openly.

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  1. struggling startup

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at MannKind

    Disapproves of CEO
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    There is opportunity for a starting engineer to wear many hats within a startup company but until the uncertainty of the company is resolved it’s a rocky place to work. Since it’s such a small company any employee can make an impact in one shape or another.

    Cons

    Company has had many layoffs for such a small company. Senior management to employee ratio is much too high resulting in power struggles within departments and competing goals that results in micromanagement from the executive level.

    Advice to Management

    Get off your high horse and put on your working boots to look at really what is going on in the front lines. Stop setting the bar too high for the company and make smart decisions that make good business sense.

  2. pressure cooker

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at MannKind

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

    Pros

    The compensation package was thorough and competitive. When they did have to lay off employees, I think they were generous with their severance packages. There were opportunities to wear many hats and try a lot of different roles, as long as your work didn't suffer for it. There were some truly kind, knowledgeable and hardworking people there who were willing to help you learn different disciplines within the company.

    Cons

    It was a total pressure cooker, and a lot of favoritism, which inevitably led infighting between the different departments. They were thick with middle management, and it led to some managers losing touch with what their employees actually accomplished on a daily basis. The gap between management and mid- to lower-level employees was rather large, and the way management was compensated comparatively was off-putting.

    Advice to Management

    Reward your employees based on their actual performance, and not on management cronyism. narrow the gap between the different work levels and encourage your different departments and teams to truly work together instead of against one another. Invest in the social areas of your workforce, and bring back things like the summer barbecues--they were good for morale of the company.

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