- Abbott Laboratories30.Sep 2016
Abbott is a large, diverse medical technology company with its HQ in Illinois roughly equidistant from Chicago and Milwaukee. it's Midwestern roots run deep so it typically goes with the tried and true. However, due to past brushes with the FDA, the majority of the company's business is in Europe, and Abbott is actively courting business in China and India.
Support from Management
Management support is average. Top executive bonuses are frequently tied to project goals, so many times the goal is more important than how it is achieved. That is not to say that Abbott scrimps on their research, just that they don't always consider reality when creating time lines thereby causing undue stress for employees.