Journals Higher Education



Published: 28 February 2009

256 Pages

ISBN: 9780199543434

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One Political Economy, One Competitive Strategy?

Comparing Pharmaceutical Firms in Germany, Italy, and the UK

Andrea M. Herrmann

  • Uses quantitative and qualitative approaches from political economy, innovation systems, and strategic management
  • Extensive sectoral study of the pharmaceutical industry including its biotech, traditional pharmaceutical, and genetics segments
  • Rich empirical evidence at the micro level: assessment of around 150 pharmaceutical firms
  • Contributes new insights to established theories in political economy, strategic management, and innovation system studies

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