Current employee, Grand Rapids - August 24, 2012
As another reviewer mentioned, the authoritarian management style is deeply ingrained in the culture with some "fear and intimidation" as well. Management does not trust their employees and does not value their input. They treat them as if they don't have the brains to have ideas. The reviewer also mentioned that you can't get anywhere without a four year degree. That can be true but the dirty secret is that many of the management don't even have a four year degree. So as with anything at Advance management decides when to play by the rules and when not to.