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"Good but a bit slow to make decisions"

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Former Employee - Marketing Manager
Former Employee - Marketing Manager
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at General Mills full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Good with people development
Smart people

Cons

USA centric in leadership - who tend to think all good thinking comes from the USA
Too many people in the decision tree

Advice to Management

If you want to develop international have international people do it...

Other Employee Reviews for General Mills

  1. "A warm and collaborative culture with a very family-oriented feel"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at General Mills full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    There is a lot of industry best practices to be learned here. The company is steady and stable, and benefits are great.

    Cons

    There is little upward mobility.


  2. "Great Learning in FMCG & Marketing (even for a Finance guy),"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at General Mills full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Strong marketing knowledge and consumer orientation
    Great career opportunities
    Competitive compensation

    Cons

    Politics play high
    Relationships are superficial and it's hard to read people's real thinking
    Senior management doesn't get to details

    Advice to Management

    Would you want to change the culture toward a more straightforward approach like the east side cost style?

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