Armstrong World Industries - Incompetent leadership...death by a 000 cuts! | Glassdoor
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    "Incompetent leadership...death by a 000 cuts!"

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    Current Employee - Territory Sales Manager in Detroit, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Armstrong World Industries full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Some really nice people working hard to earn a living and support each other. However leadership hasn't grasped that you cannot continue to survive as a commodity distributor business with 19th century marketing!

    Cons

    Splitting flooring & ceilings will only expose what poor shape this business is really in. You can't call yourself a successful "global" company when the European and Asian business are a mess and being propped up by NA. Senior leadership are a "network" of idiots, driving numbers and giving lip service to cultural values! Leaders in this company do the sound bites but have nothing between their ears that suggests they...

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    Advice to Management

    As many have already said, this is a great company destroyed by senior executives who are out of their depth. When are companies going to realise that the GE style of leadership works only at GE. Armstrongs culture or product is NOT GE so why focus on decks and numbers when trends are clearly showing you are killing the business by your consistent cost cutting initiatives. You've probably already completed the 1000th...

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    Armstrong World Industries2016-03-21
  1. "Great Company"

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      Current Employee - Outside Sales Manager 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Armstrong World Industries full-time

      Pros

      Great company to work for

      Cons

      there are none I can think of

      Armstrong World Industries2019-06-28
    • "Good people but why so much stress"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at Armstrong World Industries

      Pros

      Pay and benefits is decent Co workers are awesome Ability to push the envelope

      Cons

      Overly stressful environment. Feels like you never know when you will be let go for someone’s idea of poor performance Feels like the company favors very young employees vs the older experienced workers - so if your 35/40 ......

      Armstrong World Industries2019-07-17

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