Quality in the Pharmaceutical Industries
Ilarraza Marzán, Vithya
There are various techniques to measure the productivity of a certain economic activity, which is one that generates a profit from three phases: production, distribution, and consumption. One restriction in choosing the ideal method is the availability of statistical information. In some localities, there is still insufficient data to measure total factor productivity systematically and periodically. However, there is information that allows calculating productivity for the labor factor in economic activities, notably the pharmaceutical industry. The simplest measurement of labor productivity occurs when there is a company or an industry with a single product. In this case, labor productivity is expressed in units of that single product, either per man hours or per worker. This is an exceptional situation, since it is usually necessary to measure the productivity of a company, or a sector of activity where different products are produced or where the labor platform in the production lines. KeyTerms – DMAIC, Methodology, SMED, SIPOC.