Ensuring Legal and Ethics Compliant environment The McKesson goal in developing CaPix is to improve health and prolonged life of cancer patients. Research and development of any drug that is brought to the market are usually costly and must adhere to strict regulations and code of ethics in the United States. McKesson will be keen to ensure legal and ethics complaint, to ensure a safe manufacturing environment, reduced environmental effects, secure the workplace for employees and production of a safe CaPix that will succeed all the necessary approvals as well as avoiding hefty penalties and jail terms. To ensure the same, McKesson will ensure, a compliance strategy is in place. The compliance strategy will ensure a top-down strategy, a process, and tools that will ensure
9-1 FINAL SUBMISSION: BUSINESS IMPLEMENTATION PLAN 50 compliance across all stages of CaPix development. The strategy will ensure that all employees understand that it is within the company culture and core values to build a reputation for the corporation by ensuring there is ethical and legal compliance. The strategy will also ensure continuous training to employees about laws, rules, regulations, and compliance guidelines regarding research and development, manufacturing, marketing and distribution of cancer drugs. All the key managers are well equipped with good management practices regarding procurement, measurement of reagents and reactants, maintenance and cleaning of machinery etcetera. Lastly, there is a process review team in place which will prepare timely reports on compliance with rules, laws, regulations, and code of ethics. In addition to the strategy, McKesson has put in place a product a Product Data Management (PDM) system that will help employees with the requirement of CaPix drug. The PDM software will centralize CaPix data in a single vault, including manufacturing instructions (Barkai, 2014). Incorporating stakeholder and customer diversity into the planning and implementation of the concept McKesson is aware of the importance of incorporating stakeholders in the planning and implementation of CaPix concept. Project stakeholders are persons who will be dynamically involved in the project or who will be affected by the implementation and execution of the CaPix drug including company employees and customers. McKesson, therefore, looks forward to actively giving and getting stakeholders’ support through devising, planning and developing new ideas regarding the implementation of CaPix drug. The images below outline how McKesson will engage with stakeholders and customers to ensure customer diversity.
9-1 FINAL SUBMISSION: BUSINESS IMPLEMENTATION PLAN 51 Figure 2 Stakeholder engagement. Source: Researchgate.com Figure 3 Stakeholder groups to involve The role that the Corporate Social Responsibility will play in implementing the CaPix Concept McKesson, as usual, will take responsibility for how its operations regarding the implementation of CaPix will impact society and the natural environment. McKesson will ensure that it applies sustainability principles in the way that it will run its project implementation operations. By sustainability, we mean voluntary activities that demonstrate the inclusion of environmental and social concerns while interacting with stakeholders and customers. In the
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