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When I was still there, my manager actually used the word "silo" as a positive thing. I almost pooped my pants.
Bose became a very depressing place. It's unbearable to be in any Bose Building these days. The memories of how it used to be in past; that’s all that is left when you are inside R&D. I am sure there are more layoffs coming and a lot of people will be leaving very soon on their own. Sadly, it is the “end of life” for Bose. Good things also end!
Next wave, late July.
Automotive is reduced to making fake engine noise for Hummers. Agile, probably, but that's not the future of the company, any more than ten-years-outdated hearing aids were.
Well, confidence is hard to come by when your goal is to only loose half as much money as you did last year while the competition is making more money than many countries total GDP. How is it that the leadership in CED is employed and given more ‘control’ over the last 5 years is a question I wish there was a logical answer for. Company would have been better off putting those products under NRT or even automotive. They where innovative and nimble in growing markets. Now significant business categories are in decline, thanks to the operational meat grinder that outputs products at the lowest common denominator. Who wants a Minimal Viable Launch? A further punch in the gut is a new siloed org structure that will slow things even more as people grasp for political power and influence as a means to retain there job. At least automotive is spared from some of the pain. Dr. B would not be happy… wooow, it feels good to vent