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"Inconsistent and deleterious management style, including senior management."

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Former Employee - Corporate in Lake Forest, IL
Former Employee - Corporate in Lake Forest, IL
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I worked at Brunswick full-time (More than 8 years)

Pros

Fairly competitive pay and some employees are very dedicated (and long term).

Cons

During my entire 9 year tenure at Brunswick, I was consistently amazed and aghast at the incompetence of the entire Human Resources "team." The failure to take appropriate disciplinary action for clear violation of policy was/is egregiously random. The "Ethics Program" is ineffective and a joke among employees. Also, management, including (and especially) senior management, are very egocentric and fail to foster a positive environment for employees (there is no departmental cohesion). My last six months there, I literally only spoke with both my manager and my senior manager once (my manager spent more time on shopping websites and emailing friends than actual work). It is common knowledge that several senior managers are just biding time until retirement to cash in millions in stock.

Advice to Management

Be more involved and create a positive departmental dynamic. Make employees accountable for violation of policy, including failure of acceptable performance.

Other Employee Reviews for Brunswick

  1. "Great place with a great passion for the Products we produce"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fond du Lac, WI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fond du Lac, WI
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good opportunities to grow, and good compensation plus benefits.

    Cons

    The cyclical nature of the recreational industry, which lowers job safety.

    Advice to Management

    Needs more focus on training for employees.


  2. "A fun challenging place to work"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources in Fond du Lac, WI
    Current Employee - Human Resources in Fond du Lac, WI
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    New ideas are welcome and you are challenged

    Cons

    A bit behind because of the economic downturn a couple years ago

    Advice to Management

    keep it up

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