Philips Design & Research

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Philips takes Design serious, for more than 80 years

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Amsterdam (Netherlands)
Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Amsterdam (Netherlands)

I have been working at Philips Design & Research full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Great 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

Cons

Sometimes 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 ManagementAdvice

Mind the brand experience more, the numbers will follow, and don't settle for second best

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

14 Other Employee Reviews for Philips Design & Research (View Most Recent)

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    Great people, old-fashioned way of working

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

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

    Pros

    Talented colleagues, good work-life balance, good and fair annual performance review system in place.

    Cons

    Too many layers, rigid and sometimes archaic processes, slow decision making, non-transparent decisions by upper management, uninspiring HR and IT departments, "rewards" loyalty and long service by removing benefits.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more transparent with employees about what's really going on, no red herrings or empty promises. Reward the lower grade employees as well (not just the higher grades), they're the people who get the work done.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Nice company, low turnover

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

    I worked at Philips Design & Research full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good variety of projects. Good culture. Multi-cultural office. Good spectrum of design skills.

    Cons

    Quite bureaucratic and at times too set on process. Lots of "theories" that still have yet to be applied to real projects.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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