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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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The issue for consideration is that the larger firms that failed or required rescue actually had a CRO.
Dedicated CRO relationship managers work closely with each partner to create a tailored eHealth solution offering.
With the CRO evolution will come changes in Enterprise Risk Management committees, French also said.
For every clinical development program in which he participates, the CRO physician will usually attend one or more investigator meetings where he will recap what is already known about a new compound or device, explain the research protocol in detail and field questions from the PIs who have been flown in to learn in detail about the trial they will be conducting.
The CRO must also fulfill the duty of a business leader with a commercial view of risk that is aligned with business goals.
Estimates put the worldwide CRO market at $5 billion, with double-digit growth at close to 20%.
com/prnh/20130307/600769 This report presents an overview of the CRO (contract research organization) market in Japan.
One reason for the growth of the CRO position has been the requirements of Sarbanes-Oxley (accounting oversight) and Basel II (measurement of international banking capital).
As the Sarbanes-Oxley Act places more onus on boards to take responsibility for managing risk, the position of CRO may be headed for extinction as the board chairman becomes a de facto CRO.