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Vendor Audits: A Complex Process
Vendor Audits: A Complex Process Back in March, a reader wrote to me about my article “Buttoning Down the Pharma Supply Chain” in the February issue. We had an email dialogue, and I blogged about it (see “Reader Responds: Vendor Audits Are A Waste”). By  Rob Wright  Continue Reading...
Disincentives To Adopting New Drug Delivery Systems
Disincentives To Adopting New Drug Delivery Systems Scientists from the University of Syracuse chemistry department recently created a new drug delivery system which uses gold nanoparticles with attached DNA designed to bind to Doxorubin, an anticancer drug. By  Rob Wright  Continue Reading...
Rising From The Ashes With Accelerating Urgency
Rising From The Ashes With Accelerating Urgency This year’s Partnerships in Clinical Trials trade show was appropriately held at the Phoenix Convention Center in Arizona. I say appropriate because the pharmaceutical industry is at a point of renewal and change, similar to the phoenix. By  Rob Wright  Continue Reading...
Bought In To Buy In
Bought In To Buy In Ever hear of John Kotter? He has written 17 books, all in the top 1% of sales from Amazon.com. He is probably most well known for his international bestseller, Leading Change, which outlined an eight-step process for implementing successful transformations. By  Rob Wright  Continue Reading...
Is It The Sizzle Or The Steak
Is It The Sizzle Or The Steak Having somewhat of a marketing background, I tend to be a little on the skeptical side when I see marketing and promotional announcements. By  Rob Wright  Continue Reading...
Is Email The New Circular File
Is Email The New Circular File So you think you have problems cleaning out your email. I just had a conversation with Roger Connors, author of the several books in the field of management and leadership. By  Rob Wright  Continue Reading...
Do Your Due Diligence When Selecting A CMO I was recently working on an article for how to select a CMO. During this process, I realized how daunting a task this must be for a company looking to contract out its manufacturing process. By Rob Wright  Continue Reading...
Reader Responds: 'Vendor Audits Are A Waste' In the February issue, I wrote an article entitled, “Buttoning Down the Pharma Supply Chain.” It must have a touched a nerve with one reader. By Rob Wright  Continue Reading...
There Is No Such Thing As A Stupid Question, So Ask The Board There is a new section in Life Science Leader magazine entitled “Ask the Board”, see p. 8 of the February 2011 issue. You may be asking yourself, what is it? Well, we recently added an editorial advisory board to the magazine. By Rob Wright  Continue Reading...
Change The Culture, Change The Game If you have been to my LinkedIn profile, you may have noticed I added the Reading List by Amazon. This is part of my own personal culture change. Is Facebook in my future? Time will tell. By Rob Wright  Continue Reading...