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"Innovative engineering, weak management."

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Current Contractor - Project Manager in Calabasas, CA
Current Contractor - Project Manager in Calabasas, CA
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I have been working at Alcatel-Lucent as a contractor (More than 3 years)

Pros

Product innovation is still alive at this company.
Worldwide presence.

Cons

Poor strategic decision making.
Weak management chain.
Poor communications.
Groups tend to work in silos.
Financially weak.

Advice to Management

Bring in some fresh management talent from outside the company.

Other Employee Reviews for Alcatel-Lucent

  1. "Good Experience"

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    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer in Murray Hill, NJ
    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer in Murray Hill, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Alcatel-Lucent full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    professional, challenging, see new technologies. Good starting position

    Cons

    hard for promotion, too dependent on euro countries, Asians are taking over

    Advice to Management

    lighten up


  2. "desperately struggling to stay afloat"

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    Current Employee - Technical Project Manager in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Technical Project Manager in Plano, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Alcatel-Lucent full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    workforce diversity, flexible work hours,

    Cons

    future unclear, bare bones staff, ongoing layoffs

    Advice to Management

    streamline portfolio - get rid of non-profitable products and solutions, improve ordering systems

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