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"Employee centered company"

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Southfield, MI
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Southfield, MI
Recommends
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

They are really focused on making the employees happy. They try to empower all employees and managers to control their own area of responsibility.

Cons

In trying to please everyone, you end up pleasing no one. Too much read tape in trying to get things done.

Advice to Management

stream line the decision making process, git rid of all the committees and teams and allow the subject matter experts to do their jobs.

Other Employee Reviews for Lafarge North America

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Limiited career opportunity"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Herndon, VA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Herndon, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Lafarge offer one of best overall compensation package for employees; it has some intelligent people to work with most of time.

    Cons

    In corporate offices, there are ver limited career advance opportunity in certain position for minorities. It has a high pressure work environment.

    Advice to Management

    The management will need to think of ways to retain some of the best people there in corporate office so they don't lose talent.


  2. "Decent job, but it is very stressful."

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    • Career Opportunities
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Alpharetta, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Alpharetta, GA
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Management compensation is very competitive. Benefits are excellent for management and 401k match is currently(2010) 75%. Lafarge is a global company, willing to relocate valuable personnel.

    Cons

    Mining is stressful and the current top-down business approach from France is strangling the life out of all workers, both salaried and hourly.

    Advice to Management

    Your lack of support for hourly workers will ultimately be the demise of your current business model. Please realize that a large body of workers have no confidence in upper management.

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