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"Great products, ineffective management"

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Senior Manager in San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Senior Manager in San Francisco, CA
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I have been working at Autodesk full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

Great benefits, great products, friendly culture, strong market position

Cons

Lazy culture, poor operations, stale leadership, tenure is more important than merit

Other Employee Reviews for Autodesk

  1. "A fulfilling experience, lots of opportunities to perform and learn!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Business Analyst in San Francisco, CA
    Current Intern - Business Analyst in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Autodesk as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good culture, lots of learning opportunities, clearly define the roles and responsibilities upfront. Interview process was rather quick.

    Cons

    No office transportation available, but great facilities otherwise

    Autodesk Response

    Apr 3, 2014 – Talent Brand and Social Media Manager

    Thanks for your review. We're right next to the Embarcadero BART / MUNI station!


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Executive Playground"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Product Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Autodesk full-time

    Pros

    Great products, great customers, fantastic reach into the design, engineering, and media communities.

    Cons

    Reorgs, reorgs, reorgs. Pidgeon-holed job descriptions that split authority without clearly defining authority. Lack of trust of junior and mid-level managers. Long legal processes. Lack of budget authority. Extreme matrixing.

    Advice to Management

    Stop micromanaging, provide a career path for employees, and trust your very smart people.


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