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Philips takes Design serious, for more than 80 years

Senior Consultant (Current Employee) Amsterdam (Netherlands)

ProsGreat and diverse team, solid integration with the business, individuals can make big differences, initiatives are well supported, variety of sectors and businesses (consumer lifestyle, lighting, healthcare) allows for exciting challenges

ConsSometimes satisfied too quickly with a mediocre comprise, focus on product volume does not always work in favor of quality/excellence, 'global workforce' does not always mean global collaboration

Advice to Senior ManagementMind the brand experience more, the numbers will follow, and don't settle for second best

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Bland, unimaginative, making a rod for their own backs

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    I worked at Philips Design & Research

    Pros: If you know what you're doing you can get away… Cons: The business is boss. These guys don't make the decisions.… Advice to Senior Management: Stand up for yourselves and stop the good guys leaving. More

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    Great people, old-fashioned way of working

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

    I worked at Philips Design & Research full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros: Talented colleagues, good work-life balance, good and fair annual performance… Cons: Too many layers, rigid and sometimes archaic processes, slow decision making, non-transparent decisions by… Advice to Senior Management: Be more transparent with employees about what's really going on, no red herrings or empty promises. Reward the… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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