How To Create A Lasting Peace Between Biotech Management, Shareholders And Employees
Biotech executives make strategic decisions based on incentives that aren't necessarily aligned to benefit either the company's investors or employees. Three modifications to business as usual would help solve the problem and lead to improvements in the productivity of people and capital in the sector.
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