The Executive MBA for Engineers and Scientists
- Explains fundamental business concepts in a manner that is easy to understand
- Demystifies marketing, sales, finance, manufacturing, and accounting for technical professionals
- Reviews technical considerations including quality control, technical services, and R & D
- Illustrates how good “people skills” can bring about the symbiosis of priorities of various departments
- Tells how to work at home effectively
- Provides examples of a preferred problem solving technique
- Details how to progress upward in your career as an employee or as an owner of your own business
All too often, a simple lack of understanding of fundamental business concepts is enough to prevent capable scientists and engineers from receiving otherwise deserved promotions. These days, technical merit and hard work alone no longer guarantee upward mobility. For scientists and engineers with aspirations of moving up the corporate ladder a keen grasp of business basics is a must.
Presenting concepts in a manner that is easily accessible, The Executive MBA for Engineers and Scientists covers the business principles and applications that today’s technical managers need to know. The book touches upon all the essentials, including marketing, sales, finance, manufacturing, and accounting. It details technical considerations including quality control, technical services, and R & D and highlights how to effectively integrate business concepts with technical considerations. Examples based on the author’s experience working in the pharmaceutical industry and with the Food and Drug Administration illustrate how similar situations can occur in other industries and explain how to solve the problems using the same techniques.
This easy-reading reference not only facilitates the understanding required of today’s technical professional but also provides a time-saving reference for business men and women on the move upward in sales, marketing, and manufacturing who need to expand their knowledge of technical functions. From break-even analysis to technical quality control, this practical guide arms you with the business savvy required to walk into your next meeting with confidence and walk out with an increased sense of accomplishment.
Effective Financial Tools for Scientific Managers
Effective Financial Tools for Scientific Managers presents business principles in an easy-to-read format perfect for busy technical or scientific managers. The book covers fundamental aspects of marketing, sales, finance, manufacturing, and accounting. Technical considerations such as quality control, technical service, and research and development are discussed in depth. The book then integrates business and technical areas to cover such topics as the corporation, common and uncommon business/technical relationships, how to maximize profits, and people skills. This “tell it like it is” reference is essential for any technical person who is moving up the corporate ladder and must learn the business aspects of the company.
The Placebo Effect: Counterfeit Drugs – A Crime Novel
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When Tom Keenan, Private Investigator, is hired by the CEO of a major drug company to help with “a problem,” he has no idea that this case will lead him to drug counterfeiters with international ties, hired killers, a crooked judge, and assorted government officials—some dedicated, some dishonest, and some just inept. As Tom and a team of state and local law enforcement professionals put together the widespread pieces of the counterfeit drug puzzle, they find corruption in high places and honor in the humblest places. Looming over all is the big question: “Who can we really trust?” Meanwhile, people are dying from taking counterfeit drugs that even their doctors and pharmacists don’t know are fakes.