Wolverine World Wide

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More layers of management than imaginable

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Former Employee - Sales Representative
Former Employee - Sales Representative

I worked at Wolverine World Wide

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

Pros

Pretty much the only positive I can say about Wolverine is that the mid level management spends so much of their time in meetings with each other that they leave the lower level employees alone to do what they want.

Cons

See my "pros" statement. You would think based on how many levels of management this company has that it was ten times the size it actually is.

Advice to Management

Fire most of the mid level managers. They don't do anything except make it more difficult to accomplish your goals.

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  1. Strong Financial Performer, Culture Needs Work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Wolverine World Wide

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

    Pros

    Long history of strong financial performance. Good reputation in the industry. Nice community to live in. Friendly midwestern atmosphere. As more people join the company with significant work experience at other companies, the culture is changing for the better.

    Cons

    Tone at the top is negative. Not a well-integrated envrionment. Tendency to be very insulated from the world and to think small.

    Advice to Management

    Don't be afraid of the employees. Open the communication lines and talk to employees. Break out of the box that this is simply a small midwestern company and the best way to succeed is by taking no risks.


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    Systems Analyst

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    Current Employee - Systems Analyst
    Current Employee - Systems Analyst

    I have been working at Wolverine World Wide

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good discount on quality merchandise. Casual atmosphere.

    Cons

    Most likely a good place to work in IT if you are seasoned in your career, if you are entry-level IT - good luck at really moving ahead in your career. To much knowledge hoarding and pidgeon holding.

    Advice to Management

    DEVELOP your young talent - they are the future of the company.


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