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Print to digital transition at a glacial pace

Project Manager (Former Employee) San Francisco, CA

Pros- looks great on a resume
- expertise in many areas of education
- well-respected publisher

Cons- leadership consistently makes uninformed decisions
- SME's are given free reign, outside of their expertise
- upper management has no concept of how technology works
- cross-functional communication is frowned upon

Advice to Senior ManagementEmpower the people who are doing the work. You will get nowhere without them.

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    Great company

    Manager (Current Employee) San Antonio, TX

    I have been working at Pearson full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros: Great people, enjoyable work, and flexible employer Cons: Decentralized management and communication up and down the chain of… Advice to Senior Management: Focus on managing performance of top-level employees and hold them… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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    Great Company with some minor leadership issues

    Software QA Analyst (Former Employee) Bloomington, MN

    I worked at Pearson full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros: The company has a strong business model and you won't have to worry about being out of a job so long as you can meet… Cons: Managers sit in nice offices while non managers get crammed into uncomfortable "agile pods" which nobody likes.… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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