When working in an international environment you encounter different styles of leadership. Also employees expect different ways of leadership. This can lead to undervaluation of leadership and to serious issues within teams. Check this link to read all about it: Leadership Styles Around The World
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Everybody at Physio knew this day would come around at some point. 4 years after divestiture from Medtronic, Stryker acquired Physio-Control for 1.28B$. An incredible increase of value for Physio-Control! Bain Capital purchased Physio in 2012 for 487 M$. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Financial analysts reactions to this news: http://blogs.barrons.com/stockstowatchtoday/2016/02/16/stryker-mixed-feelings-on-latest-acquisition/ https://www.pehub.com/2016/02/bain-capital-to-sell/ http://chicago.suntimes.com/business/7/71/1329971/stryker-physiocontrol-sage-products http://www.marketwatch.com/story/stryker-to-buy-physio-control-from-bain-for-12-billion-2016-02-16 http://www.domain-b.com/industry/pharma/20160216_stryker_corp.html https://www.moodys.com/research/Moodys-reviews-Physio-Controls-ratings-for-upgrade–PR_343981
Connected medical devices could be a direct threat to patients, as these devices could be targeted by hackers. A lot of medical devices nowadays get connected either directly to the internet or via an app. You could think off implantable defibrillators (ICD), pacemakers, insuline pumps or all kind of other medication supplying devices. The
Very nice article in the HBR this month. It is about the emotional culture at work. For long time managers and companies didn’t worry about it, but since people who feel good at work are more productive it gets more attention. Good reading material for managers: https://hbr.org/2016/01/manage-your-emotional-culture For the app lovers, Emotional Culture can also
It all started in 1955. Dr Karl William Edmark founded Physio-Control, a small techmed company based on defibrillation equipment. Very soon the leading brand in the EMS industry. Now 60 years ago. It’s products are still highly demanded and a reference for all competition. 2015 was the 60th anniversary (14th February 1955), a year in
An impressive story about how the Lucas chest compression system saves somebody’s live!