Samsung dismiss every third employee mobile unit




Falling volumes of smartphone sales immediately affected the incomes chapter Samsung’s mobile division , although at the end of the year he still has all chances to remain among the most highly paid top managers. But wage cuts – is not the only way to reduce the costs of the manufacturer. As it became known, Samsung Electronics plans to cut nearly a third of its staff mobile units.


Pressure from Chinese vendors such as, Xiaomi, as well as Apple, has led to a rapid reduction in the proportion Samsung in the global smartphone market. This may be one reason for the dismissal of about a third of the staff of the mobile unit of the company. A source in the Korean company on condition of anonymity told Reuters, that “employees are very confusion, even senior managers do not know what will happen next.”

According to the news, Samsung may be reduced to 20% of its employees in leadership positions in all areas, including about 30% of the mobile unit.

Upcoming personnel rotation forcing many leaders Samsung nervous more than usual, because the company has not the easiest times. The acting head of state of health is not involved in the management of the corporation in May of this year, and with the motivation and intent of his 46-year-old son, “court” director have not met yet. Samsung’s recent decision to sell its chemical and defense assets other Korean agglomerate confidence in the future management of the company adds.

In question and the extension of powers of the head of the mobile unit. All this has led to nervousness that decision makers managers are in no hurry to launch new products, and for the timely implementation of existing work people have to stay to work in the evenings and weekends. Samsung waited personnel changes, and yet sinister intrigue is not realized in concrete decisions, relief can be expected.

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