I agree with you 100%. Up until several months ago I worked in Itron. The company is not only NOT shareholder-centric but they handle employees in a very heavy-handed manner. Reorganizations and layoffs are rampant (usually several of them in one year) seemingly without proper and careful planning. What they reorganize to in February they undo it in July going back to the old organization. This is a specific example from 2004. The company has lot of ra-ra-ra without solid product plans. They improvise on the fly and have no strong management vision apart from the fact that they seem to be thinking only for themselves. Their largest problem is that surprises are rampant in all of their processes. The processes are either not documented or documented but not adhered to. Decision making is procrastinated and happen in the last minute many times based on whim or gutfeel. In my opinion the company may go up and down for a while but in the long run they will suffer. Believe me, I was there.
Two great minds thinking alike! I work within shooting distance of the facility in Liberty Lake that Itron is moving into ( the old Telect Bldg). Its going to be interesting to hear more from the workforce now that I'll be running into them more often.
You are defensive. Your post proves it. I did not consider what you typed as �straitening me out�. I considered it as �yammering�. Defensive yammering. And if you didn�t care what I thought, you�d not reply again.
Again, I pity you. I don�t care if you care about it.
And I don�t care if you like your life. Glad you are �OK� with it. Some people always settle for less. That�s okay, it�s your choice.
As I said earlier sweetd(umb)d(erelict)99, you are irrelevant. I do not find your bickering constructive so this is my last response to you because you, instead of, being productive, you try to put people down. This is who you are and I pity you because you must live a miserable life. All near-humans, who put others down live a miserable life and you are not exception. You are going to be a loser with this pos and you deserve it due to your attitude and obnoxious nature. Have a life!
All I said was I didn't think investors should take the word of any disgruntled ex-employee (which you clearly proved you were in your post #5221) as gospel truth.
That's when you went off and got defensive. Wasn't trying to put you down. If you feel put down by people pointing out a simple fact about you, that's your problem. Not mine. You even resort to name calling. How mature. How sad for you to be like that.