Guest blogger: Professor Brian Smith, Visiting Research Fellow at The Open University Business School, Adjunct Professor at SDA Bocconi in Milan. When I was a young graduate trainee, I sometimes wondered how it felt to be one of those senior guys (they were almost always men then) whose word was law and who seemed to … More Connecting the dots: institutional theory and organisational management
Guest blogger: Professor Brian Smith, Visiting Research Fellow at The Open University Business School, Adjunct Professor at SDA Bocconi in Milan. Emerging practice in pharmaceutical industry offers new ways to improve the annual business plan review process. The size and reach of pharmaceutical (pharma) companies varies greatly: from vast multinational global conglomerates to small start-up companies; … More Testing times
Guest blogger: Ourania Koumi, The Open University Business School MBA student A rich pipeline of potentially marketable drug compounds is the lifeblood of the pharmaceutical industry and the first thing that used to come to mind, when as student, I was applying to companies for jobs. When I was labouring day and night against a … More Is preaching innovation to drug makers more relevant than ever?