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DOCOMO for foreigns

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Former Employee - Director Business Development  in  Amsterdam (Netherlands)
Former Employee - Director Business Development in Amsterdam (Netherlands)

I worked at NTT DoCoMo full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

You get a chance to do some really interesting things, globally

Cons

A glass ceiling will stop you from moving upward in the company, it's really difficult to move up, if you're not a Japanese national.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Should start valuing diversity if you guys want to be successful abroad...

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Other Reviews for NTT DoCoMo

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    IT Review

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    Former Employee - IT Support Lead
    Former Employee - IT Support Lead

    I worked at NTT DoCoMo as a contractor for more than a year

    Pros

    Talented team of resources supporting various departments. IT/ERP application has been leveraged fully to automate process as much as possible. A nice and decent company to work for. As an outside contractor reaching the client team even though they are remotely located was never a problem. A rule book following culture.

    Cons

    Most of the planning for IT is done in adhoc basis. New versions of application and fuller utilization of all features of various tools was not done consistently.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    A strong domestic Japanese company....nothing else

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    Former Employee - Manager  in  Tokyo (Japan)
    Former Employee - Manager in Tokyo (Japan)

    I worked at NTT DoCoMo

    Pros

    -Younger personnel are friendly, capable, and intelligent
    -Strong domestic business with good opportunites
    -Strong brandname within Japan
    -Nice office

    Cons

    -Extremely buearocratic and inflexible
    -No real responsibility leading to poor professional development
    -Low competence in the international arena
    -Rank is everything (executive, manager, peon, etc.)
    -Pomotional opportunities limited to top level Japanese university grads
    -Little control over personal career path
    -Benefits don't make-up for low compenstation

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take some risk and actually invest into foreign business opportunities...small limited partneships have gotten you nowhere.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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