Practical Leadership for Biopharmaceutical Executives
- Jane Chin, Medical Science Liaison (MSL) Institute, USA
The biohealthcare executive in upper-middle management confronts leadership challenges unique to their industry: they manage highly specialized knowledge workers and innovators, compete at the speed of technology, work in a highly regulated environment where "free speech" often does not apply due to patient safety and privacy concerns, and increasingly are leading virtual teams who may be located in different parts of the world. Practical leadership for biopharmaceutical executives is a guide that strips away the theory and meets head-on the practical leadership challenges these executives face on a daily basis, and provides these "innovator leaders" with the tools to lead effectively in the face of technological complexity.View full description
Biohealthcare executives at the middle management and upper-middle management level; Organizational development consultants; C-and E-level biohealthcare executives; Venture capitalists interested in understanding healthcare organizational issues; Students interested in biohealthcare management issues, particularly graduate students in health sciences and MBAÂ students
- Published: May 2011
- Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
- ISBN: 978-1-907568-06-0
Table of ContentsLeadership as a phenomenon; Seven managerial leadership competencies; Three commitments of pharmaceutical executives: Presence; Three commitments of pharmaceutical executives: Stewardship; Three commitments of pharmaceutical executives: Development; Self-concept as leader; Conclusion: A new model of biopharmaceutical executive leadership.