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Toxic Work Environment

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Director in Cambridge, MA
Former Employee - Director in Cambridge, MA
Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Excellent benefits. Interesting research. Not much else.

Cons

The company must offer excellent benefits to compensate for the toxic work environment. -Poor leadership -back stabbing politics -leaders (want-to-be leaders) with little or no experience -no work-life balance

Advice to Management

Take a few leadership courses. Value your people or you will continue to see them leave the company.

Other Employee Reviews for Novartis

  1. Too much politics

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Cambridge, MA
    Current Employee - Director in Cambridge, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    you get to meet great people, establish professional network

    Cons

    there is way too much politics, decisions are made by senior management with very little transparency

    Advice to Management

    focus more on the end goal which is to develop medicine that cures diseases, less on your personal bonus packages


  2. Helpful (4)

    The Land of CYA

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director in East Hanover, NJ
    Former Employee - Director in East Hanover, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The comp package is quite good, but expect to work hard to keep it.

    Cons

    The politics are overwhelming, so be prepared to wade through the mire of red tape. The corporate motto may be "Caring and Curing" but the actuality is "make your numbers or your fired."

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the employees. Open workspace isn't the answer to becoming a great company.


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