Location location location location and location.
Shoot from the hip management style.
No plan, no purpose, just cruising along on rep and past achievements.
Medieval management style and procedures.
middle management very uneven, some brilliant, some incredibly stupid. But it doesn't really matter as the owner makes all decisions anyway.
Advice to Management
Fish or cut bait! Either turn this company into a world class organization, or sell it to someone who has the vision and guts to help this company move into the 21 century of the Biotechnology field. Start making software to handle the new generation of sequencing machines that are coming on the market. If you sit and wait until they INVITE you, and the market sorts out the winners from the losers, it will be too late and you will be one of the "losers."
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