Visa Inc. - Political and bureaucratic organization with no new ideas | Glassdoor
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"Political and bureaucratic organization with no new ideas"

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Current Employee - Senior Business Leader in Foster City, CA
Current Employee - Senior Business Leader in Foster City, CA
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I have been working at Visa Inc. full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Benefits are very good
Strong brand name
Great supporter of the Olympics and FIFA

Cons

Too much politics and bureaucracy
Difficult to get new ideas adopted
Very little innovation
Fewer opportunities for mid-manager than before
Senior management does not listen to employee survey results
Association culture has creeped back into the company

Advice to Management

Charlie needs to get rid of the 15+ year association veterans as they stifle the company. Take action on the employee surveys.

Other Employee Reviews for Visa Inc.

  1. "Development opportunities exist, but not consistent"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Analyst in Foster City, CA
    Former Employee - Analyst in Foster City, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Visa Inc. full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible manager (at the time)
    Salaries
    Benefits

    Cons

    Poor management skills
    Flexible work arrangements for the chosen few


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Good company to work for, getting even better"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Foster City, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Foster City, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Visa Inc. full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent financial performance
    Evolving/improving corporate culture
    Smart hardworking talent base
    Healthy communicative environment
    Great benefits & work life balance

    Cons

    Can be conservative at times
    More creative thinkers needed

    Advice to Management

    While our clients are banks, Visa is not a bank. Our clients need us to be innovative and creative where they cannot. Challenge Visa employees to think bigger and empower them to do bigger--and support these activities with cutting edge resources.

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