Covidien - Hard to make a difference | Glassdoor
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"Hard to make a difference"

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boulder, CO
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boulder, CO
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Products benefit people
Opportunity to travel and interact globally with work teams
Nice facilities in Boulder Colo - cafeteria; premium gym; new workspaces
Adequate budget for program execution

Cons

Slow decision making makes it hard to get something done without risk of a re-do
Decision by committee, no one wants to be accountable
Political agendas / empire building
Core competency is re-orgs when the going gets tough

Advice to Management

Pick a path, communicate it, and move forward

Other Employee Reviews for Covidien

  1. "Average"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Regulatory Affairs Associate in Plymouth, MN
    Current Employee - Regulatory Affairs Associate in Plymouth, MN
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Interesting and challenging prjojects and staff seem very capable.

    Cons

    Strange environment. Seems like people are paranoid and or exhausted.

    Advice to Management

    None


  2. "Not so good, too many changes at the top and every change comes with a new direction"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Product Manager in North Haven, CT
    Former Employee - Senior Product Manager in North Haven, CT
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good product line, stable customer base, loyal sales force

    Cons

    Too many changes happen at the top and every change comes with a new direction

    Advice to Management

    Stay with one direction for a while to make sure the result is what you want

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