Every BU is different and operates independently
BASF is a heavily matrixed company comprised of hundreds of segmented business units, which do not have much interaction with each other. Each BU operates independently of each other and works toward the goal of improving their separate P & L. BASF culture tends to be overly cautious and risk averse and focused on producing results with minimal resources. - more... Efficent to a fault.
Each business unit has its own culture and they differ widely depending their position in the supply chain. Many of the BU are very manufacturing centric and only a few of the BU’s are customer facing or sales centric bu ... - less
Prostotal benefit package, 401K, resources to be sucessful, upward mobility for right people
Consvery large and not agile, too risk averse, lack of sales agility