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Definition: Company culture

Christina Hernandez Sherwood on September 03, 2014

Definition: Company culture

Team members should fit into your startup's culture, but how do you build a healthy culture for your team? The first step is to "embrace a small set of non-negotiable values, and hold people accountable for those values," said Genomic Health CEO Kim Popovits.

Co-founders should use those values to create a clear mission for the company. "It's really about building a healthy company," she said. "'Smart' won't create 'healthy' but having a healthy company culture will make you smarter."

Definitions are a weekly feature on eMed for current and aspiring healthcare entrepreneurs.

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