American Academy of PAs - Machiavellian Intelligence and "Do as I say - Not as I do" Leadership Principles = Predictable Staff Satisfaction | Glassdoor
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    "Machiavellian Intelligence and "Do as I say - Not as I do" Leadership Principles = Predictable Staff Satisfaction"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at American Academy of PAs full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The infectious staff commitment and love for Physician Assistants is something that will strike you the second you arrive. I have never worked for or with a more passionate group of professionals. I am constantly amazed at the lengths that they are willing to go service members often forced to overcome inadequate systems, organizational inefficiency, poor decision making, and no leadership accountability. Those fortunate...

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    Cons

    Aggressive unapologetic leadership who's natural propensity to agitation and anger creates countless situations where staff are forced to endure abuse in exchange for continued employment in an organization where advancement ultimately means departure (unless of course you worked with a senior leader in the past).

    American Academy of PAs2015-01-30

Other Employee Reviews

  1. "Welcoming"

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      Former Employee - Intern in Alexandria, VA
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at American Academy of PAs part-time for less than a year

      Pros

      Very welcoming environment, people are nice and work in small teams

      Cons

      I was unable to stay long enough to get an offer

      American Academy of PAs2019-01-16
    • "Very stressful and unpleasant work environment"

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      • Work/Life Balance
      • Culture & Values
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      • Senior Management
      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I worked at American Academy of PAs full-time

      Pros

      PAs are pleasant, hardworking people who seem to appreciate the efforts of staff. Alexandria location isn't bad.

      Cons

      Senior management is moody, distrustful, and relies entirely too much on the input of hired consultants, including some who have a hand in every decision made by the CEO. Recently, due to prior bad real estate decisions, the office had to be redesigned in order to accomodate the large number of new hires. A difficult work environment was made worse when all cubicles (everyone except the very senior management is in...

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      Advice to Management

      Trust your team to do the job they were hired to do. Stop micromanaging every little decision. Choose one priority and stick with it.

      American Academy of PAs2019-04-17

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