The Moral Corporation
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Moral Corporation by P. Roy Vagelos
Book DescriptionMerck and the pharmaceutical industry are headline news today. Controversies over public safety, prices, and the ability of the industry to develop the new drugs and vaccines that society needs have been covered worldwide. Roy Vagelos, who was head of research and then CEO at Merck from the mid-1970s through the early 1990s, addresses these issues here. Success with targeted research started Merck on a path that would lead to a series of block-buster therapies that carried the firm to the top of the global industry in the 1990s and Vagelos into the top position at the company. Trained as a physician and scientist, he had to learn how to run a successful business while holding to the highest principles of ethical behavior. He was not always successful. He and his co-author explain where and why he failed to achieve his goals and carefully analyze where he succeeded.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521864558
(228mm x 152mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 10-Apr-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author P. Roy Vagelos
Moral Corporation, Paperback (April 2006)
Roy Vagelos, Merck's former CEO, addresses controversial issues that turned the pharmaceutical industry into headlines.
Medicine, Science and Merck, Hardback (January 2004)» View all books by P. Roy Vagelos
This book traces the careers of Roy Vagelos, who eventually became the CEO of Merck and Co., Inc.
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Author Biography - P. Roy Vagelos
P. Roy Vagelos is retired Chairman of Merck and Co., Inc.; Chairman of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc.; and Chairman of Theravance Corporation. Louis Galambos is Professor of History at The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland and the editor of The Papers of Dwight David Eisenhower. He is the coauthor of Networks of Innovation (Cambridge, 1995) and Anytime, Anywhere (Cambridge, 2002).
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