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FEBRUARY 2018 Research Alert
This month we added four new studies to the Best Practice Database, the research repository for Best Practices, LLC. This month's new studies explore three topical areas: Knowledge Management, Medical Publications, and R&D Talent Development. The Knowledge Management studies focus on how organizations work to ensure their Knowledge Management systems are effective, work across functions and are well managed. The medical publications study deals with the gray area of author transitions. The last study examines how pharma and tech companies approach talent development initiatives for the R&D function.
The new Best Practices, LLC studies listed below under Newly Added Research explore how leading companies have made their operations more effective across these different areas.
|Download: Using Knowledge Management to Accelerate Growth: Effectiveness and Internal Collaboration (5495)|
An agile and effective knowledge management (KM) system that focuses on performance and promotes knowledge sharing can help organization progress in highly competitive markets. This latest Best Practices, LLC study examines factors that drive KM effectiveness and factors that impede KM effectiveness. It also highlights effective knowledge sharing practices and how organizations are bringing clarity to their KM goals.
||Download: Using Knowledge Management to Accelerate Growth: Processes and Management (5496)|
A dynamic knowledge management (KM) system with evolving standards and content as well as effective management is critical to organization's growth. Best Practices, LLC conducted this study to examine current trends in knowledge management regarding standardization, content utilization and resource management.
||Download: Best Practices in Biopharmaceutical Medical Publications: Author Transitions (5493)|
Best Practices, LLC undertook benchmarking research to explore how leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies tackle author and KOL transitions. It provides insights on guidance provided by companies on the removal of an author from the publication, when an author is leaving for a competitor/non-competitor, circumstances under which former employee is allowed to remain lead author, and specification of authorship rights in employment contract.
||Download: Benchmarking R&D and Clinical Talent Development Initiatives (5494)|
To ensure a high functioning R&D group, it is important to have an effective talent development program for R&D employees to increase capabilities and keep talent. Best Practices, LLC undertook this benchmarking research to probe the tactics and strategies employed by leading pharmaceutical and technology companies to align their Learning and Development function within R&D with corporate objectives, talent development initiatives, and talent retention goals.