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The Pharma Leadership Challenge: Thawing the “Frozen” Middle Managers

The challenge for senior leadership is to enable the layers of middle management to work to their full potential. Mike Straw argues that ‘failing fast’ should become the new mantra if pharma is going to drive greater innovation and creativity. J. Michael Pearson, CEO of Valeant, the Canadian based speciality drugmaker, recently said that “the […]
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Gain Competitive Advantage: Think Like a Navy SEAL

Pharmaceutical professionals, teams, and organizations can succeed at an elite level by tackling the tough mental challenges of Navy SEAL training, writes Stan Bernard. Victorious warriors win first in their minds, and then go to war. Defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win. — Sun Tzu, Author of The Art of War (544 BCE-496 BCE) […]
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Brown University’s Executive Masters in Healthcare Leadership: A Mission to Transform

Mid-career students at Brown University’s new Executive Masters in Healthcare Leadership program are challenging the status quo with workplace projects focused on one thing: removing the organizational silos that slow innovations in the delivery and financing of healthcare. As the US healthcare system stumbles toward a new consensus built around the “triple aim” of increased […]
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US Pharmacopeia Head Wants Fresh Outlook

In anticipation of the 200th anniversary of the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) in 2020, the organization’s new leadership is taking a fresh look at its role in setting standards for pharmaceutical development and production and how that has been altered by new regulatory policies and industry globalization. USP chief executive officer Ron Piervincenzi is consulting […]
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Filling the Digital Skills Gap

More than half a century ago, way before anyone had dreamt up the notion of digital disruption, a small group of American economists started talking about the role that people play in the creation of economic value. They came to the conclusion that businesses that invested in their people saw the same positive returns they […]
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