Very political and personality oriented, with poor communications, especially from some in middle management, and with lots of game playing
Pros: pay and benefits not dficient
Cons: politics thick, communications poor, and there are pet employees
Very political, with favorites, game playing, especially from senior individual contributers. This was the Bolton, MA location.
For instance, my chair was hard and my arm would become numb after a time, so I tried to find a better char (they were all different). A peer told me about one that wasn't being used. I brought it to my cube and started using – more... it. Several weeks later I came in one day and it had disappeared. Turns out it was a lab manager's chair and he had found it a taken it back (with no note). (I think that the person who pointed out the chair originally knew full well whose chair it was).
One particular manager set a deadline for completion of new software 10 or 12 weeks in the future, then, with 3 weeks to go he shortened the deadline to one week.
One of the major customers (Oracle) was dropped in the middle of a year long project just for them because it was concluded that the profit from the project would not be great enough (Oracle had been an enthusiastic customer and happy with the progress to date). – less