Essays Tagged: "Pharmaceutical industry"

Governmental Role In Pharmacy.

The pharmaceutical industry has produced many drugs that have benefited man. Political frameworks design ... W. Bush's proposed prescription plans.(Abraham, p. 1498)The government controls every aspect of the pharmaceutical industry. The Food and Drug Administration, or the FDA, is the governmental agency th ... and Drug Administration, or the FDA, is the governmental agency that is in charge of regulating the pharmaceutical industry. Recently, public concerns over rising pharmaceutical spending are generatin ...

(7 pages) 293 0 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Pfizer - Marketing Case Study

portfolio is to analyze whether Pfizer Inc. is a market leader of producing ethical products in the pharmaceutical industry in Hong Kong. To achieve this objective, Pfizer needs to enlarge and rectify ... since 1849 by Charles Pfizer and Charles Earhart and up till now, it has 150 countries using their pharmaceutical products. The headquarters is located in New York, NY(USA) and the research & dev ...

(22 pages) 743 0 4.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Harvard Business School case: Smithkline Beecham. Corporate strategy. Scope, Scale,5 forces, SWOT, Direction, long term, Competitive advantages, Stakeholders.

ction of SmithKline Beecham clearly adjusts in order to cope with the increasing competition in the pharmaceutical industry.In 1989, SmithKline Beecham was formed out of a merger of SmithKline Beckman ... distribution channels;·It divided its operations into four and later in three businesses: SB Pharmaceuticals, SB Healthcare Services and SB Consumer Healthcare.The direction of the management c ...

(12 pages) 750 1 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

An Analysis of the Pharmaceutical Industry using Porter's Five Force model, PEST, BCG Matrix and predicting future prospects.

d's first modern drug company." Geoffrey Carr, The Alchemists, The Economist - Feb 19th 1998Today's Pharmaceutical Industry is characterized by several important factors that influence the business en ... . Firms such as Merck, SmithKline, Eli Lilly and others produced various types of brand name drugs. Pharmaceutical companies spent huge amounts of money on development. The products produced by compan ...

(12 pages) 1343 1 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Case study of Pharmacy Industry

Name of Industry or Sector (Strategic Group)The Pharmaceutical IndustryThreat of new entrantsSeveral aspects have been taken into consideration for ... e that can be obtained from a large quantity of suppliers.Rivalry between competitorsCurrently, the pharmaceutical market is occupied by nine major strategic markets (the US, Japan, France, Germany, t ... et by 2004. In addition, in order to leverage return on R&D and remain long-term business, some pharmaceutical companies adapt licensing and strategic coalition (GlaxoWellcome).Key competitive for ...

(6 pages) 368 0 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Porter Pharmaceutical Analysis

The drugs and pharmaceuticals sector consists of the following components: medicine and botanicals, pharmaceutical ... en lucrative, but it will only become better. People are living longer (thanks in part to advancing pharmaceuticals) and spending many years of life in need of a cocktail of drugs creating the kind of ... can only dream about. Rising standards of living in Latin America and Asia equal more money for the pharmaceutical industry. Healthcare is often one of the first improved sectors of developing nation' ...

(2 pages) 133 1 2.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Business Ethics Paper with titled "Monitoring Business Ethics in the US Pharmaceutical Industry". Essay analyzes industry using utilitarian theory.

Monitoring Business Ethics in the US Pharmaceutical IndustryIncrease in prices of prescription drugs is an issue that affects every citiz ... employee benefits in an attempt to remain competitive and reap higher profits for their investors. Pharmaceutical companies thrive on every opportunity to tell the world about their contribution to c ... on from the negative publicity criticizing unethical clinical trials and business practices. As the pharmaceutical industry continues to prosper, it chooses to ignore its ethical responsibility of cur ...

(3 pages) 209 0 3.6 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The emerging marketing issue in the pharmaceutical industry

1. IntroductionThe pharmaceutical industry is an important sector in the worldwide economy and it has a crucial role. I ... ty and increased the average life expectancy during the past few decades.The majority of the global pharmaceutical sales come from 3 main markets: North America, Europe and Japan. (See appendix I) Mor ... urope, the 'best' countries are the UK, France, Germany, Switzerland and Italy. The UK is the first pharmaceutical industry in Europe. It is an interesting market as 'some nine of the top-75 selling g ...

(14 pages) 408 0 4.6 Nov/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The pharaceutical industry

Pharmaceutical industry has always enjoyed a unique and respectable status, on the one hand, and an ...

(2 pages) 60 0 2.5 Nov/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The pharaceutical industry

An important and sometimes overlooked factor that distinguishes one company from another in the pharmaceutical industry is strategic planning.Porter's model looks at the competitive arena in which ... ntensity of rivalry among competitors.Suppliers:First, we have to consider who the suppliers to the pharmaceutical industry are.They could be the providers of the raw materials and intermediates, the ...

(3 pages) 88 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Pharmecutical Companies: Are they overcharging?

There are many different takes on whether or not the pharmaceutical companies are over charging for their products. I will discuss both sides briefly an ... ng for their products. I will discuss both sides briefly and then give my final opinion.For the pharmaceutical companies:The pharmaceutical company's profit margins are not as high as some woul ... mple Microsoft's profit as a percent in 2002 was 36.6 and Pixar's was about 44%. The leader in the pharmaceutical industry on percent net profit was Pfizer with a profit of about 28%, and the lowest ...

(2 pages) 81 2 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Mylan Laboratories INC.

1. INDUSTRY ANALYSIS.Pharmaceutical industry is a high money-making industry. It has historically been one of the nation' ... s of the industry were acquired on the expense of consumers. Also one of the main objections on the pharmaceutical industry is that competitive forces do not operate well in the pharmaceutical market, ... ll in the pharmaceutical market, therefore allowing companies to charge excessive prices. Of course pharmaceutical industry has expensive inputs - research, promotion, free trials, personal selling, a ...

(4 pages) 49 0 3.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Future of "Big Pharma"

Subject: Pharmaceutical Industry. - "Big Pharma"Problem: The main problem is more than $80 billion worth of b ... market. With the industry developing fewer blockbuster drugs today, it is of grave importance that pharmaceutical companies protect those drugs whose revenue streams will enable them to keep developi ... idered: The United States, Western Europe and Japan consumed 84% of the world's total production of pharmaceuticals.2. Many LDCs experiencing income growth, and expected to purchase larger quantities ...

(10 pages) 186 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Country factor analysis-Argentina

Executive SummaryInternational business is of vital part for pharmaceutical company to expand business to catch more market of the world. Report reflects country ... catch more market of the world. Report reflects country's different factors related to business for pharmaceutical industry. Argentina was one of the wealthiest countries during 18th and 19th century, ... t related to these factors .These factors must have to be carefully studied and understood.PRATEETI Pharmaceuticals pty. ltd looking for new market in Argentina for antibacterial medicines. Pharmaceut ...

(15 pages) 143 0 4.4 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Critically analyse the concept of addiction with reference to drug misuse.

The great nineteenth century advances of chemistry created the modern pharmaceutical industry. In 1897 aspirin was discovered which marked as the first ever 'wonder drug. ...

(9 pages) 99 1 4.3 Sep/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Pharmaceutical Industry

Prospects of Pharmaceutical IndustriesThere are many businesses that we see on a daily bases come and go as the i ... d quality. They ensure the quality of their product has substance for the consumers. Looking at the pharmaceutical industry, you can see that the research and development department has been ahead of ... product.In an article by Melissa Harrington titled Drugs-Industry Overview, discusses the future of pharmaceutical industries in the United States. The industry is facing considerable changes due to p ...

(2 pages) 93 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies


ow about it. Ritalin is a drug that helps you focus, but is so over-prescribed that it benefits the pharmaceutical industry more than the people with the disorder. To prescribe a drug which could be e ... h as ADD. By making this seem like an illness only fixed by the use of Ritalin and other pills, the pharmaceutical industry has created a huge market just from people that are diagnosed with it. More ...

(7 pages) 46 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Clash Of The Titans (Merger Of Pfizer & Warner-Lambert)

f the Titans? The Merger of Two Industry Giants AT a time of uncertainty and imminent change in the pharmaceutical industry, the successful merger of Pfizer and Warner-Lambert is dependent upon severa ... e company.I. CONCLUSIONS During the 1990's, Pfizer asserted itself as the preeminent company in the pharmaceutical industry. Pfizer's revenue has exceeded the industry average every year throughout th ...

(11 pages) 93 0 4.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Final Paper: Implementation and Evaluation Plan - Perrigo

port is a closer look at the framing of a serious problem for the staff and employees of Perrigo, a pharmaceutical company, which is undergoing some drastic changes. These changes are due to the illeg ... re manufactured with the use of pseudoephedrine which is a major active ingredient found in several pharmaceutical products. This paper will present a clear and concise problem statement and three alt ...

(14 pages) 203 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Performance management is a crucial part to any type of organization and in every project.

ent as well as keeping track of any training that is needed to move up the career ladder.Within the pharmaceutical industry, assessments and evaluations are conducted twice a year. After each review, ...

(3 pages) 202 0 4.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management