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Kalamazoo, Michigan, Feb. 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kalamazoo, Michigan – February 14, 2019 – Stryker (NYSE:SYK) announced today it has been named one of Fortune’s 2019 100 Best Companies to Work For in its annual survey and evaluation of top-rated workplaces in the United States. The list recognizes companies that have exceptional workplace cultures. This is the ninth consecutive year Stryker has been named to the list, and the company was ranked #11. The full list and related stories are available at http://fortune.com/best-companies/list.
“We are one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For because of our people,” said Katy Fink, Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer, Stryker. “Our talented employees live our mission and values every day and go above and beyond to make healthcare and our workplace better. We thank them for their passion, commitment and drive to make Stryker a special place to work.”
Fortune partners with research firm Great Place to Work (GPTW) to create the list. GPTW scores each company on its analysis of anonymous employee responses to more than 60 questions on the Trust Index Survey. The survey represents the feedback of more than 4.3 million employees across the U.S. In addition, GPTW evaluated each companies’ programs and practices as measured through its Culture Audit© assessment.
GPTW ranks the 100 Best Companies to Work For by comparing participants’ scores against similarly sized peers to choose companies that perform the best on characteristics such as being a great place to work for all, executive team effectiveness, innovation and people-focused programs. GPTW research shows that list winners keep outperforming the stock market, beating industry rivals when it comes to talent retention and demonstrating higher levels of productivity than peers.
Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. More information is available at www.stryker.com.
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