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Unformatted text preview: Caitlin Kelliher Lisa Jolly Tom Christopher Ryan Braunagel A Bitter Pill to Take (E) In order for a company to be successful, they need good leaders in addition to organized managers. Good leaders obtain multiple attributes contributing to their leadership style but most importantly they effectively influence others. A good leader is one who takes responsibility not only for their own actions but also their company’s action such as Edward Scolnick during his career at Merck. Edward Scolnick was a good leader because he set an example for his employees. He consistently made timely decisions and informed the company of his opinions. An example of Scolnick voiced his opinion was him saying “I assure you that I will not sign off on any label that had a cardiac warning” (ThinkExist, 4). He would not condone supporting a product that would harm his consumers. In March of 2000, Scolnick sent out an e-mail to his colleagues presenting Vioxx’s harmful effects on patient’s cardiovascular systems and his disappointment...
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This essay was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course BUAD 110 taught by Professor Kydd during the Fall '07 term at University of Delaware.
- Fall '07