MannKind Reviews

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MannKind Chairman and CEO Alfred E. Mann
Alfred E. Mann
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    Great People, Great Product. Great Future?

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    Former Employee - Anonymous
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    I worked at MannKind full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Working at MannKind provided an opportunity to collaborate on projects at a high level with some of the most talented and dedicated people I have ever met. The relationships among coworkers were unusually strong and supportive. Taking initiative was encouraged, recognized and rewarded. Compensation and benefits were better than most start-up companies. The flexible work hours significantly increased my productivity. The Company's lead product (AFREZZA) and its underlying technology (Technosphere) have enormous medical value and market potential.

    Cons

    Company-wide communications provided important information and a sense of transparency. We believed that our ideas and recommendations were genuinely valued and taken into serious consideration. However, it seemed as though crucial decisions were made within an executive "bubble" which severely impacted operations and lead to substantial layoffs of highly valuable employees.

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    If it is not too late, try to return to the core principles which made the company a great place to work.

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Website www.mannkindcorp.com
Headquarters Valencia, CA
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 1991
Type Company - Public (MNKD)
Industry Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
Revenue Less than £1 million (GBP) per year

With a name like MannKind, what can you do but attempt to improve the well-being of mankind? The biopharmaceutical company focuses on developing and commercializing therapeutic products to treat diabetes and cancer. Its lead product candidate, AFREZZA, uses its Technosphere inhalation system technology to treat type 2 diabetes. The system consists of a special inhaler that releases deep into the lungs a formula of dry powder insulin that could raise insulin levels more quickly and with less discomfort than other methods. The company is also developing therapeutic cancer... More

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