If the dust settles with all of the reorganizations going on, and we get more good drugs in the pipeline, then we will have a future.
Pros: a lot of hard working, smart people. good diversity in the work place.
Cons: too much change/re-organization, resulting in uncertainty regarding your job
The company has gone through a lot of changes over the past few years. As a result, a lot of re-organization, and downsizing happening.
I feel that the new CEO has refocused the company and we are going in a better direction.
A typical large company mentality, where the bottom line is making money. If it is in the best interest of the company to cut – more... a job, move a person etc... that will happen and you cannot take it personally.
Also there seems to be a lot of politicking. More than my personal experience having worked for other large companies. It is who you know more than what you know, which is unfortunate.
A lot of contractors/consultants, all in competition with each other and not caring about what is best for AstraZeneca. Management needs to recognize this and also tap into these resources for ideas/suggestions on how to make the company better. – less