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CROChief Risk Officer (corporate title)
CROContract Research Organization (aka Clinical Research Organization)
CROClinical Research Organization (Pharmaceutical/Regulatory)
CROCompanies Registration Office (Ireland)
CROCombat Rescue Officer (US Air Force)
CROChief Restructuring Officer (corporate title)
CROConversion Rate Optimization
CROChief Revenue Officer
CROChief Research Officer (corporate title)
CROCave Rescue Organisation (UK)
CROControl Room Operator
CROCommunity Relations Office
CROCrisis Response Operations
CROCentral Reservation Office (shipping)
CROCriminal Records Office
CROCentral Regional Office
CROChief Range Officer
CROCustomer Relationship Officer
CROCommunity Resource Officer
CROCounty Records Office (UK)
CROCommonwealth Relations Office
CROCentral Records Office
CROChemical Release Observation (three satellites: CRO-A, -B and -C; Strategic Defense Initiative Organization)
CROComplaints Resolution Officer (Australia)
CROCreole/Creole (language)
CROClinical Research Officer
CROColumbia Recovery Office
CROCOMSEC Responsible Officer
CROChange of Reporting Official
CROCivil Rights Officer
CROCharacter Read Out
CROComplete with Related Order
CROCongressional Relations Officer
CROContinuity Recheck Outgoing (ITU-T)
CROCetos Research Organization (Bar Harbor, ME)
CROComponent Repair and Overhaul (engineering)
CROCathode Ray Oscilloscope/Oscillograph
CROColorado Recorder Orchestra
CROCognizant Regional Office
CROCommunity Redevelopment Office
CROCollection and Recycling Organisation
CROContinuous Reliable Operation
CROCanceling Returns Only
CROCreative Roleplaying Organization (live action roleplaying games)
CROCommunity Reuse Program
CROCancel Rerouted Overflow
CROClock Reference Oscillator (AT&T)
CROCriterion Reference Objective
CROCodice di Riferimento dell'Operazione (Italian: bank money transfer)
CROCheque Requisition Order
CROChannel Replenishment Operations (Hewlett-Packard)
CROCreative Rescue Organization (Chicago, IL)
CROContractor Repair Only
CROCINC's Requirements Office (JBC)
CROCombat Replenishment Operations
CROContainer Release Order (international shipping)
CROCommand Reporting Organization
CROCustomer Resolution Officer
CROCentre Régional de l'Occasion (French: Regional Center of Opportunity)
CROClassique Rallye Organisation (French car club)
CROCombinatoire et Recherche Opérationnelle (French: Combinatorics and Operations Research)
CROChurch-Related Organization
CROChapter Relations Office (American Library Associations)
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Sponsors of large, global Phase III clinical trials want a competitive CRO market with plenty of quality CROs with global reach to choose from.
SanaClis also leads and manages CRO alliances on a project-specific basis.
The CRO Advantage: CROs bring with them a wealth of experience of working with many different products, regulatory regions, organizations and quality systems, which allows them to quickly integrate into the operations of the sponsor organization.
The CRO position has the potential to wield considerable power within an organization.
In 2009, China's CRO market ranked second in Asia behind India but ahead of Singapore.
Although a majority of Asia-Pacific CRO firms are small to mid-size with access to limited resources, they are capable of moving up the value chain and execute large orders.
CRO desktop installations utilizing a virtual desktop emulation environment, such as Citrix server, can minimize deployment and ongoing support costs for both CROs and their outsourcing partners.
Because it is new to many insurance companies and because the CRO job description varies so widely across organizations, French said the CROs are a bit confused themselves about what their responsibilities are.
Therefore, ascent to the CRO slot might be a career aspiration of ambitious risk managers who have designs on entering the C-level executive arena.
So how does a CRO differ from a pharmaceutical, biotechnology or medical device company?
Our cover story, "Microscope or Binoculars" (page 21), describes the roles of the risk manager and CRO and introduces people who have chosen each path.