July 12th, 2016
Clinical Research Services
Clinical Research Services help optimize your development timelines, whether your company is developing a biologic, drug or medical device. We offer a range of services to help you achieve your objectives.
We have separate legal entities (staffing, recruiting and CRO). Each helps you solve your Read the rest of this entry »
August 13th, 2015
How do I calculate the cost of complaints?
Do you need to get a rough idea of how much customer complaints are hurting you?
Use this formula when talking to your Chief Financial Officer to measure the bottom line impact from the complaints you are receiving. Market Research has also published a decent page on how your complaints are just representing the tip of the iceberg.
Received complaints represent a small percent of loss. The example below shows how just 100 complaints on a product that costs $120 equals over Read the rest of this entry »
September 11th, 2014
QUALITY LEADERSHIP NETWORK
Tuesday, September 16, 2014; 5:30pm to 8:30pm Read the rest of this entry »
September 3rd, 2014
Leadership Strength II: Building a Symphony of Operational Excellence
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
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March 10th, 2014
Leading Teams (From the Front or From Within) Part 3 of 3
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
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March 10th, 2014
Leadership Strength – The Ultimate Competitive Advantage
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August 9th, 2013
Successfully Build Productive Teams
Manage Personalities While Navigating Workplace Politics
Join us for an ASQ HD&L Hosted Webinar on Tuesday, August 13 4:00pm-5:00pm PST
Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now at: https://www4.gotomeeting.com/register/836839199
Whether you are building a new team, or simply adding new members to an already existing team, choosing the right people is of the upmost importance. Personalities matter as much as technical skills and the right person can enhance your team, while the wrong person can change the culture of your team and decrease overall productivity.
Rosemarie Christopher is a graduate of the University of Southern California (USC) with a MA in Communication Management and the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) with a BA in Anthropology. She holds board member positions in various quality and regulatory organizations such as the American Society for Quality (ASQ) Food, Drug and Cosmetic (FDC) as Division Chair, National Discussion Group Chair, Region 7 Deputy Regional Director and Section Career Development and Education Chair; the USC School of Pharmacy as a member of the Board of Councilors and Executive Committee Chair of the Life Sciences Council; the Orange County Regulatory Science Discussion Group as a Board Member. As the President & CEO of MEIRxRS, a family of companies that recruit and staff technical and scientific STEM professionals, Rosemarie has over 25 years of experience in employment, on the job training and retention of multigenerational workforce.
Title: Successfully Build Productive Teams: Manage Personalities While Navigating Workplace Politics
Date: Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM PDT
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May 7th, 2013
“Be in the know!”
Check out MEIRxRS’ new “quick read newspaper” and be in the know about what’s new in clinical research, regulatory affairs, quality assurance and medical affairs.
August 8th, 2012
…do everything as quickly and effectively as they can and get other things done just as quickly and effectively.
…surround themselves with successful people. It’s the law of attraction: like attracts like.
…never feel entitled, except to the fruits of their labor. They are not afraid to roll up their sleeves and do the grunt work.
…cares about Read the rest of this entry »
March 8th, 2012
Top 20 Skills You Need To Become An Effective Leader
Do you aspire to become a Executive Leader of Regulatory Affairs, Quality Assurance, Clinical Research, or Medical Affairs? Leadership skills for are increasingly crucial given that you will have to set a course for an entire team, keep them all on track and keep them unified with your vision.
What you need and don’t have when it comes to leadership talent:
- Ability to balance work/life priorities
- Ability to learn new things quickly
- Ability to build and mend relationships diplomatically
- Ability to understand human nature through compassion, sensitivity and empathy
- Ability to remain calm and composed
- Ability to confront people
- Ability to work and adapt in a culturally diverse environment
- Ability to act decisively
- Ability to do whatever it takes to overcome challenges
- Ability to coach and develop people in their job
- Ability to recognize and reward people’s achievements
- Ability to direct and lead people
- Ability to facilitate and manage change
- Ability to network and promote one’s career
- Ability to listen and communicate information
- Ability to put people at ease
- Ability to work effectively with management
- Ability to respect diversity in the workplace
- Ability to be aware of one’s strengths and weaknesses
- Ability to visualize and plan objectives strategically
What would you like to do next?
- Submit my resume
- Learn about full-time recruiting services
- Speak with someone about my staffing needs
- See Staffing Capabilities
- Read other posts about Leadership Skills
- Read the entire report.
March 6th, 2012
Career Development Tips From Industry Professionals
Words of wisdom from SABPA’s 8th Annual Education & Career Development industry professionals:
Bhasker V. Shetty, Ph.D., Vice President, Pfizer Worldwide R&D and Site Director of Pfizer La Jolla Laboratories
• Learn to be independent, live with a diverse group of people and form life-long professional networks; respect all people
• Be fair and do not to cut corners at the expense of customers; learn all aspects of the business and deliver on your promises
• Do what you do best; share your knowledge; be detail oriented
• Develop a clear communication style, learn to actively listen and present concise ideas, provide solutions and feedback, challenge conflict, get out of your comfort zone
• Be a change agent; seek continuous improvement
• Hire people smarter than you; don’t micromanage
Magda Marquet, Ph.D., Co-Chair & Founder, Althea Technologies
• Before deciding on embarking your own business, you must decide:
o what is the reason?
o what is your purpose?
o is there a clear market need?
• Plan how your business will work and operate:
o write a business plan; have a clear long term vision
o find mentors; network with people
o raise money
• Get out of your comfort zone and listen to your guts
• Don’t be afraid to take risks
• Be willing to try new things but learn from the past
• Obstacles lead you to new opportunities; always look at things from a different perspective
• Surround yourself with a great team
• It is important to have fun and celebrate
• Be thankful and give back
• Cash is QUEEN!
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February 28th, 2012
Are you a Remarkable Employee?
Great employees are reliable, dependable, proactive, diligent, great leaders and great followers.
Remarkable employees have common sense based on life experience and are practical, proactive, adaptable, creative, “outside the box” thinkers, curious and discreet.
Become a remarkable employee! Read the complete article.
February 24th, 2012
What type of Boss do you have?
There are three types of bosses:
- Remarkable bosses are well-attuned to the concerns and aspirations of others, blend both facts and people considerations in their decision-making, and have healthy egos focused on business success versus just getting their own selfish needs met.
- Perilous bosses, despite their intelligence, are chronically critical and dissatisfied, inconsistent in their management of others, and moody.
- Toxic bosses are tempestuous, have no concern about the impact of their behavior on others, and are totally ego centric.
What type of boss do you have? What type of boss are you? Improve your working relationship in the workplace. Read the complete article.