Early in her career, Adelene Perkins learned an important lesson about leadership: people work because they want to, not because they are told to.
This truism has become a central plank of Ms. Perkins’ management style as she helps put together teams that will drive a company’s success. Central to her philosophy is to make sure people understand the organization’s goals and visions and to ensure that all employees have a voice in the achievement of these goals.
People have been the center of Adelene Perkins’ leadership style from her first job out of college. By placing the emphasis on team building and staff morale, Ms. Perkins has helped create a winning formula wherever she has been, including her role as chief business officer of Infinity Pharmaceuticals Inc., a nascent drug-discovery company that uses small-molecule chemistry technologies to develop targeted therapies for the treatment of cancer and related conditions…
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Infinity’s Research Focus