GlaxoSmithKline Employee Reviews about "decision making"

Updated 27 Dec 2020

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  1. "Fantastic company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

    Pros

    - Values based organisation - Fantastic opportunities if you're mobile (able to move countries) - Flexible Working, work life balance is achievable - Salary

    Cons

    - Consolidated decision making in London and US, if you're not based in a key location expect to spend a lot of time in teleconferences out of hours - Large organisational change currently going on, great opportunities, but also a large amount of uncertainty. - Slow decision making

  2. "Great potential if they follow values"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    There are some strong workers, great bonus and work from home policy, generous leave options and some really supporting people. Pay is good.

    Cons

    Alot of managers dont live by values. Short term decision making, lots of non value add meetings. Culture surveys have been bad and not shared properly with whole organisation,

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  3. "Very good"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Scientific Leader in Cambridge, England

    I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work indeed

    Cons

    Decision making can be slow sometimes

  4. "Really great working environment"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Consultant 

    I worked at GlaxoSmithKline full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very friendly and inclusive culture

    Cons

    Can be a little hierarchal, which slows down decision making

  5. "Good place to work"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - R&D 
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

    Pros

    Good people to work with, generally good culture

    Cons

    Can be political, slow on executing and decision making

  6. "Good learning platform"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Production Manager in Kuala Lumpur

    I worked at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

    Pros

    Good learning platform for mnc

    Cons

    Slow decision making for the management

  7. "Good company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Director, Supplier Quality Assurance in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

    Pros

    People focus Green Diversity Inclusiveness Benefits

    Cons

    Work load Decision making Resources Pay Change

  8. "Great company"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Pharmacy Sales Manager in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

    Pros

    Company has nice organizational culture

    Cons

    Slow in decision making. Not agile

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  9. "A very nurturing culture"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Human Resources 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

    Pros

    People centric culture, flexible working

    Cons

    Consensus driven, slow decision making

  10. "Overall good"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good culture, supportive people, benefits

    Cons

    Slow decision making (dependent on function)