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"Large company operated as if it is a small private company."

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

Pros

If one is a worker bee who is has a high degree of self-efficacy, this is a good fit.

Cons

Ineffective job aligning with GAAP at the subsystem level. Could run more efficiently and add value to its stakeholders if it instituted consistent policies, procedures and guidelines across functional areas.

For the past two years, there has been a higher than average turnover. There appears to be a disconnect between organizational strategy and the subsystem management. Change is being touted; however, the words and actions are not in sync. Lower level management is not empowered nor have the lattitude to manage effectively and innovation does not appear to be valued. This appears to be an organization that is unsure of its organizaitonal identity.

Susbystem management does not inspire trust in employees, as if management itself is unsure of the direction of the company or unsure of how to align the subsystem with the strategic direction of the company.

Employee morale is extremely low and at atmosphere of distrust and uncertainty exists. HR and management at the subsystem level inspires an "us" against "them" dynamic Subsystem management appears to be inept at developing and keeping good people. The subsystem appears to have difficulty quantifying production and attributing weights.

Advice to Management

Bring in process improvement expertise, invest in updating technology, bring transactional operations into the current decade (value innovation). Invest in management who have the technical aptitude and capabilities but also the soft skills that facilitate developing people.

Other Employee Reviews for Genuine Parts

  1. Helpful (2)

    "Proud to have been an employee"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Family atmosphere
    Long career opportunity
    History in marketplace and reputation
    Financially stable

    Cons

    Too many band aids on systems
    Will talk the talk about changing or adapting to market, won't walk the walk
    Lack of respect and unwillingness to consider new ideas around strategy
    Lack of communication about opportunities

    Advice to Management

    Continue to be who GPC is, a strong competitor with employees who love the company, it's history. Embrace change as a way to maintain position and grow.


  2. "Dissapointing"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Norcross, GA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Norcross, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    great benefits, good time off.

    Cons

    poor communications, operations not fully tuned for great customer satisfaction

    Advice to Management

    Stop hiring from the outside, give your seasoned personnel a chance.

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