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"Good leadership, too many changes"

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Former Employee - Business Development Manager in Cambridge, East of England, England
Former Employee - Business Development Manager in Cambridge, East of England, England
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at AstraZeneca full-time (More than a year)

Pros

Very science oriented company, strong corporate culture, inspiring leadership.
A great improvement to 4-5 years ago

Cons

Sometimes, too many changes at the same time. Requires a lot of stamina, flexibility to adapt

Advice to Management

Caring and planning

Other Employee Reviews for AstraZeneca

  1. "no comments"

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    Former Employee - Medical Director in Cambridge, East of England, England
    Former Employee - Medical Director in Cambridge, East of England, England
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at AstraZeneca full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    It was a nice company culture and friendly environment overall, but too many and too frequent restructuring, most of which without clear purpose in long term perspective.

    Cons

    No carrier progression but rather increasing overload and deteriorating work-life balance. Becoming more dysfunctional within time.

    Advice to Management

    Keep checking and reminding yourself whyare you there and what are your main motivation drivers. Try to be honest (at least with yourselves).


  2. "Great organisation - constant pace of change"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cambridge, East of England, England
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cambridge, East of England, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Opportunity to step up and make a difference & Pace of change
    Open culture
    Great working environment - new locations and fit out of old ones
    Commitment to improving technology
    Clear mission and focus

    Cons

    Technology/systems challenges - huge and clumbersome, at times although known issues
    Super-admin heavy - lots of systems to cut through
    Can be political - although getting better

    Advice to Management

    Continue with change and simplification programmes, but also challenge the non-adopters to move forward

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