Rhodex-Puguet S.A.

Published 04 Jan 2001
Reference 4945
Topic Operations
Region Europe
Summary

This case describes an audit of an international R and D department of a large international specialty chemicals company. The productivity of R&D has gone down dramatically and the audit reveals problems in several areas: mission of R&D, product portfolio, communication, integration with other functions and leadership.

Teaching objectives

This case can be used as an introduction to a lecture on R and D Management for an audience of general managers.

Keywords
  • R&D MANAGEMENT
  • COMMUNICATION IN R and D
  • PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT IN R and D
  • LABORATORY MANAGEMENT
  • INTERNATIONAL R&D
  • AR2001
  • SINGAPORE
  • RD0301