Revista de Administração Contemporânea
On-line version ISSN 1982-7849
SA, Melissa Peron e; BOMTEMPO, José Vitor and QUENTAL, Cristiane. Terceirização no processamento final da indústria farmacêutica e veterinária. Rev. adm. contemp. [online]. 1998, vol.2, n.2, pp. 85-101. ISSN 1982-7849. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1415-65551998000200006.
This work aims mainly to analyse the behavior of pharmaceutical and/or veterinary firms about buying and selling services to third parties, specially in the final processing of their products. It was undertaken to this purpose a field research with 226 companies located in the south and southeast regions of Brazil, through questionnaires and interviews, resulting in a 37% returning of answers. The analysis of the results of the field research revealed a big interest, by most of the enterprises, in buying and/or selling of routine techniques belonging to the final processing of products, showing that outsourcing is an increasing tendency in most of the companies, being considered good the results of the process.
Keywords : outsourcing; final processing; pharmaceutical and veterinary firms.