Appendix 5

Sample interviewee descriptions for ‘development’

‘If I don’t know where that person wants to be, then I can’t take them there. If people are happy and they grow, then they will perform well for you. I think the more educated and ambitious they are the better it works – my style of management is not very effective for people who just want to sit where they are – so that is a weakness of mine.’

‘So I would have a scientist who is very good in clinical science and I had her work on filing a new drug application (NDA), so now she has to work a bit of regulatory as well for us to be successful. She didn’t think she could do it, but with a lot of coaching and encouragement – I personally coached her – she managed to do that.’

‘Medical ...

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