Work Organisation and Innovation - Case Study: Radiometer, Denmark
Høyrup, Steen; Møller, Kirsten
[Excerpt] Established in 1935 by two engineers, Radiometer invented the world’s first blood gas analyser in 1954 in connection with the struggle against the childhood polio epidemic. This invention resulted in the development of a company that produces medico-technical products and services for hospitals. The company’s headquarters are in Denmark, where the largest group of employees (948) work. Worldwide, Radiometer has a total of 2,300 employees and subsidiary companies in 23 countries.
work organization; innovation; Radiometer