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Team Leadership: 20 Proven Tools for Success by Glenn Parker

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What’s a “working” knowledge?

Jeff Stern (not his real name) is a really smart person. He is an MD, holds a Ph.D. in bio-chemistry and has done postdoctoral studies in oncology. He is a senior scientist with New Century Pharmaceuticals. He is also a Project Team Leader for a team that is developing an important new compound that is expected to break new ground in the treatment of lymphoma.

Jeff is so smart that he also knows what he doesn’t know. He knows that he is not an expert in a variety of topics that are critical to the success of the team. He knows something about product marketing but he is no expert. He was on another team that filed a new drug application with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), but he lacks detailed knowledge ...

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