Article | July 24, 2018

Cultural Audits: What Are They And Why Are They Essential?

Source: B. Braun OEM Division
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Cultural Audits: What Are They And Why Are They Essential?

The medical device industry is familiar with the practice of quality audits, but is less familiar with the advantages of practicing cultural audits. A cultural audit looks beyond data and systems, and looks to evaluate the compatibility of two companies on many different levels. The audit evaluates everything from corporate mission statements to personal career objectives in order to instill a level of formality that usually happens informally as a relationship matures. This article discusses the most important things to look for in a formal cultural audit, as well as the benefits of having one to assess the competence, dedication, and passion that each party brings to the table.