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"Management by popularity"

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  • Culture & Values
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  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Line Manager
Former Employee - Line Manager
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook

I worked at Mars full-time (Less than a year)

Pros

Good corporate training sessions, senior management participation.
Good company principles, well developed.
Privately held company, very flexible.
Lots of free stuff.

Cons

Change management procedures were very poor at this site.
Managers were evaluated based on popularity with associates.
Poor work life balance. Long hours and lots of weekends.

Advice to Management

If everyone is leaving, take a closer look at what is actually going on.

Other Employee Reviews for Mars

  1. "Company in disarray"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    big company stability in a bad market

    Cons

    lack of vision, leadership, and strategy.


  2. "Mars is great source of growth opportunity and learning"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Hard working individuals with a real passion for what they do. Phenominally iconic brands. Still owned by the Mars family. Committed to the USA.

    Cons

    A bit inflexible. A bit risk adverse. Line extension happy at the risk of true innovation.

    Advice to Management

    Build in more flexiility

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