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Operations driven company. Too much central control

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Former Employee - R&D
Former Employee - R&D

I worked at Bard

No opinion of CEO
No opinion of CEO

Pros

- Financially strong
- Good benefits
- Ethical business practices
- Decent pay
- Good work enviroment

Cons

- Poor cohesion between Divisions & Operations - neither group seems to understand the other.
- Excess corporate interference with division operations
- Too much focus on "scientific management" deters entrepreneurial culture

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  1. Sales at Bard

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Bard

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    There are very few real strong reasons to work at Bard compared to other companies within the medical device field. The most positive is that they do have a solid portfolio of products. In fact, some of them are the best in the industry. But, it's not just having strong products that make working at a company worthwhile.

    Cons

    The upper management team is dillusional about a number of things including quota, marketplace, motivation and economics.

    Advice to Management

    Negative motivation will result in short term gain, at best. But, it leaves long term anymosity.

  2. Good products but not competitive

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    Former Employee - Territory Manager in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Former Employee - Territory Manager in Montreal, QC (Canada)

    I worked at Bard

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Strong products. Well received by doctors.

    Cons

    Very inefficiently run company. Poor or no information systems. Not well suited for competitive nature of medical device sales. Need to improve competitive nature of the company.

    Advice to Management

    Make territory managers more efficient. Free them up to increase time to sell.

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