Leading Biopharmas Will Deliver Case Studies on Achieving Productivity Excellence through Engagement, Technology, Other Tools

Saturday, August 23, 2008 General News J E 4
CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Aug. 22 Quality and process improvementefforts gained new momentum over the past year in light of demands for higherefficiencies fueled by a stagnating economy. Biopharmaceutical companies arefacing quality issues on multiple fronts -- smaller pipelines are affectingthe bottom line, competition for top talent is ever increasing and harsher FDAregulations brought more scrutiny to R&D and New Product Development -- toname a few.

These and more top-of-mind quality challenges are the central theme at the10th Annual Quality Excellence Conference: How Process Improvement LeadersProduce Profits in Recessions ( Thisworking conference is held at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Philadelphia, Pa., Sept.22-24, 2008.

Leading biopharma companies will share candid case studies on the mostpressing issues providing you with actionable best practices to take rightback to work. For example, a veteran in field communications at Sanofi-Aventiswill show how investing in the right people can be a huge cost savings for theorganization in his presentation entitled "Employee Engagement: A Tool forReducing Costs," while further case examples from Roche and LifeScan focus onleveraging IT solutions to drive down the cost of critical business processes.

Early bird registration ends Monday, so secure your place today at (Are you eligible for a registrationdiscount? Visit to find out if yourcompany is a member of Best Practices, LLC's Global Benchmarking Council orBusiness Excellence Board.) Don't miss out on networking and best practicesharing with world-class companies that have already joined the speaker andattendee roster, including:

For a sneak peak of the type of primary research presented at thisconference, download a complimentary excerpt of "Fostering High Productivitythrough Employee Engagement Excellence" at

Contact Shelley Alfred-Watkins at 919.767.9254 for more information on this year's workingconference.

Best Practices, LLC's GLOBAL BENCHMARKING COUNCIL( is an innovative research, benchmarkingand networking service for business executives in pharmaceutical and lifesciences, consumer and industrial products manufacturing, financial servicesand other industries to promote top-line revenue growth, cost reduction andinnovative problem-solving.-- Abbott Labs -- Boeing -- British Petroleum -- DuPont -- FedEx -- Johnson & Johnson -- Hewlett-Packard -- MetLife -- Motorola -- Nortel -- Roche -- LifeScan -- Sanofi-Aventis -- Thomson Reuters -- Wyeth

SOURCE Best Practices, LLC


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