Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Why ha CFF bee successful to date?
Bob was successful because he created a organization which was structured like a business. It had all the components and disciplines that you would find in any business. He remains in touch with the business and found way to communicate the vision of the business to all the employees. He found ne an innovative source of revenue, for example the joint venture with Biotech that enabled him to support research funding. He executed this vision by centralizing control over HR, finance, management policy and by introducing system and board governance to support the aims of the organization.
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He bought in professional to the board to run and manage the FCC, which included parents and adult CF patients.
Introduce weekly Monday meetings, annual firm-wide meetings to improve communication and coordination for field operations.
Created an performance based incentive program
He traveled to local office to talk to the staff and remained in touch
Created a Research and Development Program (RDP)
He Centralized the CFF and decided to star running it like a business, which lead to increased efficiency.
He centralized the organization’s, Finance, HR and operating policy and financial decision
He bought in new technology, Finance system, HR system, and management policies and controlled cost.
He consolidated CFF centers.
He constructed a New board and board governance
He set up a Nation teleconference center for the CFF
He focused people on fundraising activity and explicit branding CFF events
Started sharing best practice for fund raising events across the CFF.
He created the Pharmacy Program which created revenues for the CFF. He created payment plans for patients that could not fully fund their medication through insurance of themselves
He leveraged the patient data accumulated at the RDP centers to support and accelerate joint ventures with research and Biotech companies.
He incentivized these companies to achieve and report progress against mile stones in ...