Monsanto Company
3.7 of 5 335 reviews
www.monsanto.com Saint Louis, MO 5000+ Employees

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Good people, good benefits, lousy management.

Workstation Engineer (Former Employee)
Saint Louis, MO

I worked at Monsanto Company

ProsGood benefits, company is doing well, nice people. The campus is nice. It's a global company.

ConsManagement keeps information very close. Management is backed by their seniors unconditionally, no matter how bad they screw up. Favorites are blatantly played. The smart people who should be promoted (no, I'm not thinking of myself) aren't because they don't go golfing with the CIO or go to happy hours after work.

Advice to Senior ManagementStop thinking exclusively about climbing the ladder and think a little about the people you manage. Communicate. Look for solutions that help everyone, instead of just covering your ass.
I know, it's like that everywhere--but that doesn't mean we should stop expecting it.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Slim this place down!

Regional Operations Manager (Current Employee)
Seattle, WA

I have been working at Monsanto Company


Pros: Freedom of the individual. Respect for every employee. Sound processes. There is a strong feeling of ownership within most of the business units, down to… Cons: Pay, Career growth limited. Middle management is siloed. In general we feel a bit stifled by the bureaucracy that pervades the company, beyond the frontline… Advice to Senior Management: Remove several layers of middle management, and unlock more energy… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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The ups and downs of working for the technology giant Monsanto.

Business Analyst (Current Employee)
Saint Louis, MO

I have been working at Monsanto Company


Pros: Monsanto as a global coorporation encourages innovation in large scale projects, but that encouragement gets lost as it filters into the trenches. Monsanto provides… Cons: Each area of the company is a different culture. Some areas have incrediable managers with supperior career advancement opportunities, while other areas are more… Advice to Senior Management: Look to provide the same quality work environment across the… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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