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"Great potential but not yet mature in North America"

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Lots of opportunity to gain industry experience
Merit based promotions fairly frequent
Company is growing quickly, opportunity for advancement
Recognizes hard work and diligence
Theoretically large pool of resources available at disposal

Cons

Very numbers oriented upper management
Have to fight to be able to use resources
Sometimes unresponsive supervisors
Management sometimes can be out of touch with US market/business practices
Very Chinese company, language can be a barrier
Lack of established procedures in some areas

Advice to Management

Put more locals in positions where they can influence decisions based on experience
More emphasis on best practices

Other Employee Reviews for Huawei Technologies

  1. "good"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    innovation is very attactive in futurewei

    Cons

    management is not as good as image

    Advice to Management

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  2. Helpful (6)

    "Working at Huawei in Santa Clara feels like a puppet - Huawei China tells you what to do, and when and how to do it."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Principal Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Principal Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    * Good, consistent bonuses
    * Benefit plans comparable or better than most companies
    * Large, stable company, doing very well globally

    Cons

    * All project decisions are made in China, decision making process is unclear, and there is little or no local participation in the process
    * Very little employee communication about the company, other projects, long term plans etc.
    * Little or no sharing between projects
    * Career growth limited if you don't read and write Mandarin
    * No stock options, RSUs etc.
    * Uncomfortable work environment if you don't speak Mandarin - a lot of business conducted in Mandarin, most hallway conversations in Mandarin and somewhat loud

    Advice to Management

    Senior management appear to grow and succeed in the US. However, middle management appears to be threatened, and make it difficult for those plans to succeed.

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