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"Good company with innovations but ruined by management"

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Former Employee - Software Developer in Libertyville, IL
Former Employee - Software Developer in Libertyville, IL
Neutral Outlook

I worked at Motorola Mobility full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Good benefits, working conditions. Great co-workers who cares and worked hard. Had a few great innovations

Cons

Management was a mess, no vision. Management on top of management, hard to get things moving, always back and forth with too many process. The management was milking on the Razr's success for too long and never think outside of that.

Advice to Management

forward thinking, listen more to lower level's idea and comments.

Other Employee Reviews for Motorola Mobility

  1. "Some great people, but abysmal upper management."

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    Former Employee - Senior Systems Administrator in Libertyville, IL
    Former Employee - Senior Systems Administrator in Libertyville, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Motorola Mobility full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Motorola Mobility used to be an awesome place to work. Employees were treated with respect and dignity. The company used to pride itself with treating employees better than its competitors. However, changes in upper management have all but destroyed a once great company.

    Cons

    Extremely depressing environment. Employees only just tolerated. Example, the ever present layoffs count employees as "work units" as in: "first quarter, 1,500 work units released." A once wonderful company has been devastated by upper managers only concerned with guaranteeing their own multi-million dollar parachutes. The only money making strategy in the last five years has been to lay off thousands American workers every three months.

    Advice to Management

    Laying off 1,000+ workers per year and then giving multiple upper managers $10+ Million bonuses year after year for "saving money" is both unsustainable and despicable.


  2. "How Motorola Lost it's Way"

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    Former Employee - Vice President Sales & Service in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Vice President Sales & Service in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Motorola Mobility full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Collaborative teams, good customer base, a lot of new talent. Strong installed base. Taking steps to become a key player once again.

    Cons

    Too little to late, have lost of lot of the Engineering and design talent that made us successful at one time. Always lagging a few steps behind the competition vs the times when Motorola was the leader and the innovator.

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