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Presentation Springer Uitgeverij Linked In

  1. 1. Frederique Wolsky, HR Manager 2009
  2. 2. Springer Science + Business Media <ul><li>Springer Uitgeverij B.V. is one of the publishing companies of Springer Science + Business Media. </li></ul><ul><li>Key facts SS+BM : </li></ul><ul><li>The world’s second-largest publisher of journals in the STM (Science, Technology, Medicine) sector, the largest publisher of STM books, and the largest business-to-business publisher in the German-language area </li></ul><ul><li>Around 60 publishing houses in about 20 countries in Europe, Asia and the USA </li></ul><ul><li>Consolidated sales: EUR 906 million in 2007; about EUR 920 million in 2006, including EUR 77 million revenue from B2B Construction publishing activities, divested in April 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Approximately 5,000 employees around the world </li></ul><ul><li>Springer eBook Collection with more than 27,000 titles available on </li></ul><ul><li>Product range across all media for high-quality content (books, journals, newsletters, CD-ROMs, databases, online services, organization of seminars and conferences) </li></ul><ul><li>Over 1,700 journals and more than 5,500 new book titles every year; backlist of more than 40,000 titles </li></ul><ul><li>6 main publishing fields: science, medicine, business, technology, architecture, and transport </li></ul>
  3. 3. SS+BM: Leading publisher in Germany, Europe and the world <ul><li>World market leader for professional publications in architecture </li></ul><ul><li>Leading business publisher in Germany </li></ul><ul><li>Leading Dutch healthcare publisher </li></ul><ul><li>European market leader in the driving school business </li></ul><ul><li>Largest medical Internet portal in Germany </li></ul><ul><li>Total of 5 million page impressions per month with Lifeline and Medizin-Online </li></ul><ul><li>one of the leading internet science portals </li></ul><ul><li>includes more than 4 million documents </li></ul><ul><li>Springer eBook Collection with more than 27,000 titles </li></ul><ul><li>100 million full text downloads in 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>more than 16,000 Protocols and 120 Reference Works </li></ul><ul><li>more than 15,000 institutions have access </li></ul><ul><li>In the STM (Science, Technology, Medicine) sector </li></ul><ul><li>ranks 2nd in the world </li></ul><ul><li>more than 1,500 journals </li></ul><ul><li>more than 4,000 new book titles annually </li></ul><ul><li>about 100,000 articles per year </li></ul><ul><li>80% published in English </li></ul><ul><li>25% of Nobel prize winners are Springer authors </li></ul>SpringerLink Springer Heinrich Vogel / Etrasa / Codes Rousseau Birkhäuser / Springer Wien New York / Princeton Architectural Press Gabler Verlag Bohn Stafleu van Loghum (Springer Uitgeverij B.V.) BSMO Business Solutions Medicine Online
  4. 4. Springer in the Netherlands
  5. 5. How Springer started in the Nederlands <ul><li>1999: Bertelsmann takes over Springer Verlag in Germany and the company BertelsmannSpringer is started </li></ul><ul><li>2003: investment companies Cinven en Candover take over BertelsmannSpringer en Kluwer Academic Publishing (Dordrecht) and start Springer Science + Business Media, the second-largest STM ( Science, Technology, Medicine) publisher in the world </li></ul><ul><li>2005/2006: B2B publishing starts in the Netherlands under the name Springer Uitgeverij B.V. by successively purchasing Brouwer Media (Leusden), Reclameweek (Amsterdam), Axioma Communicatie (Baarn), Rendement & Checklist Publishing (Rotterdam), Fundament (Arnhem), Pronounce (Zaltbommel) </li></ul><ul><li>2007: purchase of Bohn Stafleu van Loghum (BSL) </li></ul><ul><li>January 2008: merger of Springer Uitgeverij with BSL and Axioma Communicatie, sale of Reclameweek </li></ul><ul><li>Springer Uitgeverij is a B2B division of the Springer Group , Springer Science + Business Media Dordrecht is a STM division of the Springer Group </li></ul>
  6. 6. Goals of Springer Uitgeverij <ul><li>Publishing is main activity, focus on opportunities in medical and health care market </li></ul><ul><li>to be a multimedia publishing company; apart from regular publishing products we invest in online publishing, E-learning, E-books, education and conventions & congresses for professionals in the medical & health care, and printing on demand </li></ul><ul><li>In the last year, there have been a lot of changes in the “back office” of the organisation in order to improve our processes ; for instance the outsourcing of financial and production activities to India, new software and workflow implementations, the start of harmonisation on HR-related issues </li></ul><ul><li>We work together with other Springer companies in order to achieve synergy ( IT system- and organisation, finance shared service center and production workflow) </li></ul><ul><li>Our goal for 2009: stability within the organisation and achieving our targets for current and new products and services </li></ul>
  7. 7. Outsourcing to India <ul><li>In Pune we work with two companies: Crest Premedia for pre-press activities, Infosys for our financial administration via IMAP </li></ul><ul><li>Springer has been sending interns from the Netherlands to Crest since 2007, initially via Springer Science+Business Media, since 2008 via Springer Uitgeverij </li></ul><ul><li>There are no interns working for us with Infosys, there is daily telephone contact between Houten and Infosys </li></ul><ul><li>There are two former interns now working with Springer, one in the production department as a projectcoördinator and one in publishing group 1, as an assistant-publisher. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Business Principles as our working guidelines <ul><li>Entrepreneurship </li></ul><ul><li>Taking responsibilities (and being enables to do so) </li></ul><ul><li>Thinking in results </li></ul><ul><li>Speed (when we believe in something we act) </li></ul><ul><li>Open & direct communication </li></ul><ul><li>Integrity </li></ul><ul><li>Business Driven </li></ul><ul><li>We stand for quality </li></ul>
  9. 9. Our products <ul><li>We publish books, journals, magazines, pda’s and (online) tools: </li></ul><ul><li>books for specialists and professionals but also patients in the medical, paramedical and mental health care; educational books for medical and healthcare professionals, all kinds of tests for the mental health sector (for instance for children with ADHD); </li></ul><ul><li>address lists and dictionaries as a book or for a pda; </li></ul><ul><li>All kinds of applications for a pda; </li></ul><ul><li>databases that members can use and an online library for professionals ‘vakbibliotheek’; </li></ul><ul><li>Magazines which are linked to online portals for professionals in the medical branch but also the logistics branch (f.i. Supply Chain Magazine, Mednet, Skipr); </li></ul><ul><li>These portals are linked to job vacancies websites; the medische banenbank (medical professions vacancies), a stand-alone product but f.i. also linked to our newest publishing product Skipr, a magazine and portal for management professionals in health care. </li></ul><ul><li>We publish around 1000 books a year plus reprints, and around 70 magazines per year. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Springer Uitgeverij as an employer <ul><li>a modern and progressive publishing company </li></ul><ul><li>takes care of their employees </li></ul><ul><li>plenty of opportunities for personal development </li></ul><ul><li>Vacancies: current employees are first informed via intranet, often a next step in their career and opportunity to further development. </li></ul><ul><li>Education: encouragement via financing scheme when in line with company goals </li></ul><ul><li>Meetings: quarterly meetings to fully inform our employees of the current state of affairs but also regarding new products in development. We combine these meetings with fun events 2 to 3 times a year. </li></ul><ul><li>Springer Uitgeverij: a very interesting, challenging but also fun company to work for! </li></ul>