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BUS 1003 Management and Leadership
Midterm Assessment: Report

Case application 2: New kind of Structure
Pfizer Company

By: Buti Saeed Salem Al Dhaheri
I.D: H00236518

Introduction
History of the company
Pfizer Company was started its operations since 1849 by Cousins Charles Pfizer and Charles Earhart, this pharmaceutical organization has continued to committed to discover and develop new and improved methods to avoid and treat illness and improve the overall health and well being for people all over the world. Pfizer Company has frequently developed its products to accommodate with the needs and expectations of its stakeholders and the needs of the society as a whole. Leadership and Structure

Pfizer's leadership team is responsible for making decisions which enable the company to achieve its goals. The leaders' mission is to focus on main financial, strategic and operational decisions for the company I order to achieve its goals effectively. To maximize new opportunities in the research and development division, and bring more creative medicines to help more patients, Pfizer has created two different research organizations. Pfizer has improved a superior profitable work structure. Pfizer has nine different health care businesses: Primary Care, Specialty Care, Oncology, Emerging Markets, Established Products, Consumer Healthcare, Nutrition, Animal Health and Capsule. (http://www.pfizer.com/about/leadership) All these businesses is organized by a manager who has a clear responsibility for the results starting from the product development subsequent to the proof of idea to providing access to patients and through to the end of the product's life cycle.

Question 1
Think in terms of the seven organizational design elements. What implications does this approach have? This approach “office of future concept” (it means Pfizer make a new concept of future office where they can connect their all offices around the world with each other and where any...