‘Keep nose to the grindstone while lifting eyes to the hills.’ Quite a while ago, all-time global management guru – Peter Drucker used this essential acrobatic feat as an example, for the business strategists. This illustration signifies the criticality of harmonizing decisions … Continue reading
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An Essential ‘Acrobatic Feat’ Remains Relevant Even In Digital Pharma World
“A manager must, so to speak, keep his nose to the grindstone while lifting his eyes to the hills — quite an acrobatic feat!” This profound statement was articulated by the Management Guru of all-time – Peter F. Drucker, in his book … Continue reading
Pharma’s Perception Management
An intriguing input-output relationship in the pharma industry has remained baffling, since the last several years, where increasing financial inputs are resulting in diminishing productivity output. More disturbing is, this input-output relationship has now reached a new low, with their … Continue reading
How Creative Is Pharma Industry?
“Because the purpose of business is to create a customer, the business enterprise has two – and only two – basic functions: marketing and innovation. Marketing and innovation produce results; all the rest are costs. Marketing is the distinguishing, unique … Continue reading
Trees Die From The Top: Apt For Pharma Leadership Too?
The Management Guru of all-time – Peter F. Drucker once said: “The spirit of an organization is created from the top… If an organization is great in spirit, it is because the spirit of its top people is great.” As … Continue reading
Pharma Stakeholder Sentiment: Back to Square One?
Is it fair to push out the core purpose of an important process, or rather a mission, unfairly? Whether we like it or not, it happened that way, over a period of time. Way back on December 01, 1950, George W. … Continue reading
Recomposing Notes of Pharma Marketing Playbook
The global management guru Peter Drucker, in one of his management classics – “The Practice of Management”, published in 1954, that created the discipline of modern management practices, had underscored the following: “As the core purpose of any business is to … Continue reading
The Stakeholder-Mix Has Changed, But Pharma Marketing Has Not
“We try never to forget that medicine is for the people. It is not for profit. Profits follow, and if we have remembered that, they never fail to appear.” In 1952, George Wilhelm Herman Emanuel Merck, the then President of … Continue reading