The Sources of Quality in the Pharmaceutical Industry

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Enrique Yacuzzi; Fernando Martín; Gabriel Vignola; Verónica Mayochi; Dante Tollio;
  • Publisher: Buenos Aires: Universidad del Centro de Estudios Macroeconómicos de Argentina (UCEMA)
  • Subject: Garvin’s quality dimensions | pharmaceutical product | Produktqualität | quality sources | M11 | M10 | pharmaceutical laboratories in Argentina | M14 | corporate systems | corporate culture | Pharmazeutische Industrie | Pharmazeutisches Produkt | Pharmaceutical product, Garvin’s quality dimensions, quality sources, pharmaceutical laboratories in Argentina, corporate systems, corporate culture.
    • ddc: ddc:330
      jel: jel:M10 | jel:M14 | jel:M11

This paper analyzes the sources of quality of a pharmaceutical product. After identifying eight quality dimensions, a framework of hypothetical sources that contribute the most to shape those dimensions is established. The framework, based on Garvin's pioneering work, i... View more
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