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Reduce and improve the time and cost of Nortel's products landed cost

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Former Employee - Cost Reduction Analyst in Richardson, TX
Former Employee - Cost Reduction Analyst in Richardson, TX

I worked at Nortel Networks

Recommends
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Nortel produced some of the most advanced products in the telecommunications field. The OC switching and the Enterprise groups really have great product portfolios to compete with competitors. Wireless was solid in TDMA, CDMA and LTE. The people you worked with were on average great people both professionally and personally.

Cons

Too many layers, complex matrix environment, too many people duplicating effort, focused on the wrong product (UMTS) whent he industry was leap frogging to LTE. Enterprise group should have led the way more to cut costs and bring in more revenue with Nortel brand recognition.

Advice to Management

Too late the company is gone. So sad so many good people and products went under. If it comes back from the brink I would want to help bring this Canadian company back.

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  1. very good

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Developer in Bohemia, NY
    Former Employee - Senior Software Developer in Bohemia, NY

    I worked at Nortel Networks

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    the people were the best

    Cons

    management lost focus on people and products

    Advice to Management

    know your people. find out what makes them excited about coming to work. give them a path to furthere their career goals.


  2. waste of time

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    Former Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Richardson, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Richardson, TX

    I worked at Nortel Networks

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

    Pros

    good salary, good benefits, relaxed environment

    Cons

    many to list here...wasted so much money on internal controls

    Advice to Management

    should have had a good CEO


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