publication . Doctoral thesis . 2018

Model to study the flow and use of knowledge in outsourced knowledge intensive projects: a multi-case study of three vaccine clinical trials in Latin America (countries researched: Colombia, Brazil and Mexico)

Valencia Cadavid, Sara Marcela;
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  • Published: 27 Aug 2018
  • Publisher: The University of Edinburgh
  • Country: United Kingdom
This thesis offers insights from knowledge management theory to understand the flow of knowledge across the multiple actors involved in the execution of a clinical trial in Latin America. In the last 12 years, the participation of Latin America in the business of clinical trials has significantly increased, becoming a highly demanded region to implement sponsored clinical research, overtaking regions like Africa, India, Southeast Asia, and Middle Eastern countries. Also, over this period, sponsors have increased the outsourcing of in-house activities such as trial monitoring, pharmacovigilance and regulatory services to Contracted Research Organisations (CROs), ...
free text keywords: Latin America, clinical trials, knowledge flow, multi-organisational clinical trials, regulation
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