The paradox of scientific excellence and the search for productivity in pharmaceutical R&D

Authors: Grasela TH, Slusser R
Publication: Clin Pharmacol Ther


Scientific advances in specialty areas are proceeding at a rapid rate, but the research and development enterprise seems unable to take full advantage. Harnessing the steady stream of knowledge and inventions from different disciplines is the critical management issue of our time. This article suggests a framework for a management-directed effort to improve productivity by enhancing interdisciplinary collaboration.

By, Thaddeus H Grasela, Slusser R