2. a) How does the economy affect the organization you
Boston Scientific affects the environment because the
more products they sell the better known they will
b)What kind of product or service does your
Boston Scientific provides medical supplies.
c) What are some economic challenges the organization
may face during these financially constrained times?
Some economic challenges the organization may face
during these financially constrained times is the fact that
4. Boston Scientific is a Developer, Manufacturer and
Marketer of medical devices whose products are used for
interventional medical specialties
The Boston Scientific Corporate Headquarters is located in
Other locations include
~Argentina ~Brazil ~Canada ~Colombia
~Mexico ~Puerto Rico ~California ~Indiana
~Rhode Island ~Washington, D.C. ~Europe
5. Promotion includes
online banner advertisements
~Cantel Medical Corp. ~Great Basin Scientific ~Harvard Apparatus Regenerative
Technology, Inc. ~Oculus Innovative Sciences ~Biosystems Inc.
Price $19,000 +
6. The core of the business is based on technological advancements
“[our] technologies are used to diagnose or treat a wide range of
medical conditions, including heart, digestive, pulmonary, vascular,
urological, women's health, and chronic pain conditions.”
Urology and Women's Health
8. a) What kind of global interest does the organization have or could it potentially
Boston Scientific Global Has a high Global Interest. Having Locations worldwide
they have more opportunities to spread their brand. Being as though medical
equipment is used everywhere. Exporting and Importing goods to countries who
do not necessarily have the materials they have.
" With approximately 23,000 employees around the globe, including sales
forces in 40 countries, we are dedicated to transforming patients’ lives."
b) What potential exists for the organization to expand globally?
The company is pretty much already globalized ,being in 6 out of the 7
continents. Expanding to at least have an even proportion in each area would
10. After reviewing the organization’s diversity policy, how would you rate it?
Does it cover the protected classes (women, minorities, and disabled
etc.)? What, if anything, would you add to the organizations policies to
• The company does cover some diversity which is good, but the
company needs to improve at having more diversity in the business.
How does the company address social Responsibility?
• By having events for example the company had family fun night in the
community, cancer walks and they do volunteering in their local
11. Does the organization support charitable programs? What charitable
organizations/programs does the organization support?
yes, they support organizations such as: American Heart Association,
American Cancer Society, Sudden Cardiac Death a Foundation and
Society and Heart Rhythm Society.
Does the organization show a concern for environment and going
"green? If so, how?
They're definitely open about their concern for the environment
because they have their employees environment because they have
their employees volunteer to become apart of Green Teams in different
regions the company is located; to name a few: Puerto Rico, Ireland,
Japan, and Netherlands.
13. Sustainability and being Environmentally conscience
“Our environmental, health and safety programs show positive
results around the globe.”
• “Boston Scientific has
continued to expand
its adoption of
across the globe,
combined heat and
offsets, and using
14. “Boston Scientific is committed to acting ethically in
dealing with customers, employees, shareholders,
partners, suppliers, competitors, and the
community and with respect for applicable laws.
One way that we make this happen is through the
implementation of our global compliance program.”
15. Most important points your group learned as a result of conducting the
As a group we learned that medical technology is a very expansive field
which increases the market and also makes a way to market it even though
you may not be able to physically view the item or look for it on a
magazine. In addition all of which, can be done so by being an
environmentally and socially conscience company.
Would you work for the company ? Yes? No? (each member respone)
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