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Our Culture

 

Always remembering that what we do affects the lives of others, we are dedicated to helping our customers save lives and ensure excellent care.

This focus permeates who we are and how we work together. We focus on living five cultural core values in everything we do – these are Passion, Collaboration, Openness, Excellence and Ownership. The strongest of them all is our people’s passion for their work and the company. This puts Passion at the very core of our values. It is rooted in a desire to improve the health and wellbeing of others.  We truly care for our customers and the patients that they serve. We embed our values in recruitment, development and appraisal of our people. Below you can read more about how we define our values.

Passion

It takes a special person to make a difference in the world we live in. At Getinge we truly care for our customers and the patients that we serve. Our passion is rooted in a desire to improve the health and wellbeing of others. We live this value through:

  • Showing enthusiasm
  • Focusing on solutions that really make a change for people
  • Enjoying the challenge to improve
  • Showing colleagues that I really care about them
  • Encouraging teamwork

Collaboration

Through open communication and shared best practices, we enhance collaboration. Collaborative, thoughtful input from colleagues will help us to overcome obstacles, work more efficiently, and improve outcomes for our customers and their patients. We live this value through:

  • Always being a team player
  • Sharing information and experiences
  • Being loyal with the team – also when I disagree
  • Helping colleagues
  • Embracing “one team” thinking

Openness

We are receptive to new ideas. We strive to establish a culture of openness and feedback wherein we listen to and respect others’ contributions. We encourage transparent and authentic communication from every individual. We live this value through:

  • Positive feedback
  • Daring to be open – even when I cannot deliver as promised
  • Treating everyone with respect
  • Encouraging the expression of different views
  • Demonstrating respect for decisions that have been made

Excellence

Excellence is our commitment to best-in-class products, people and processes. It is a team effort, and cannot be achieved alone. Only by investing in these best practices can we truly earn our customers’ trust as a market leader. We live this value through:

  • Always searching for new ways to improve
  • Sharing successful ideas
  • Learning by listening
  • Embracing change
  • Taking a long-term perspective
  • Helping new colleagues to find their feet quickly

Ownership

We take active ownership of our decisions using our personal integrity, ethics and moral in the decisions that we make. When we take ownership of our part, we come together as a stronger whole to ensure the best outcomes for customers and patients. We live this value through:

  • Taking on commitments
  • Having the integrity to stand up for moral and ethical decisions
  • Showing that I trust my colleagues
  • Having courage to make decisions
  • Keeping colleagues informed