Pharmaceutical Production and Management
  by C.V.S. Subrahmanyam
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   ISBN 81-85731-40-3; 1stEd. 2005, Rpt 2022; pp.xvi+496;

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The book ‘Pharmaceutical Production and Management’ deals with the important aspects of the pharmaceutical production facilities and principles of managerial practice in industry.

    The book comprises 22 chapters covering plant-location, layout, process flow, architectural considerations of plant building, utilities and services, production planning and control, business organization and administration, principles of management, financial management and analysis, sales and marketing management, human resource management, material management, inventory control, plant material handling, maintenance management, environmental pollution and pollution control, industrial hazards and plant safety, small-scale industries- entrepreneurship, project management, business ethics, documentation and record, and time management.


Ch. 1. Pharmaceutical Industry—Location
     Pharmaceutical Manufacture
     Pharmaceutical Industry—Development
     Licenses for Formulation Industry
     Plant Location—Factors Influencing
     Special Provisions of Factory Premises—Location
     Question Bank

Ch. 2. Pharmaceutical Plant—Layout
     Types of Plant Layout
     Factors Influencing Plant Layout
     Methods of Plant and Factory Layout
     Special Provisions of Pharmaceutical Plant Layout
     Storage Space Requirements
     Sterile or Aseptic Area—Layout
     Tablets Production Area—Layout
     Question Bank

Ch. 3. Pharmaceutical Process Flow and Work Study
     General Flow Patterns
     Work Station Design
     Process Flow Diagrams—Production of Tablets
     Work Study and Work Measurement
     Question Bank

Ch. 4. Building Construction and Architectural Details
     Factory Building
     Compartmentalised facilities—Rooms
     Floors, Walls and Ceilings—Materials
     Environment Air
     Effluent Handling
     Question Bank

Ch. 5. Utilities and Services for Pharmaceutical Industry
     Air Conditioning Systems
     Dust Collection Systems
     Compressed Air Systems
     Vacuum and Special Gases
     Plant Pest Control
     Employee Facilities
     Question Bank

Ch. 6. Pharmaceutical Production Planning and Control
     General Principles
     Types of Production Systems
     Calculation of Standard Costs
     Production Department—Personnel
     Production (or Process) Planning
     Despatching of Records
     Production Control
     Question Bank

Ch. 7. Business Organization and Administration
     General Principles
     Organizational Theory and Behaviour
     Authority and Power
     Organizational Structure
     Delegation of Authority
     Question Bank

Ch. 8. Principles of Management
     Functions of Management
     Decision Making
     Styles of Management
     Management by Objectives
     Question Bank

Ch. 9. Financial Management and Financial Analysis
     General Principles
     Working Capital
     Sources of Finance
     Financial Analysis
     Question bank

Ch. 10. Sales and Marketing Management
     Marketing Management
     Marketing Organization and Plan
     Functions of Marketing
     Marketing Research
     Sales Forecast
     Sales Promotion
     Distribution Channels
     Selling of Pharmaceuticals
     Concepts of Mix in Marketing
     Question Bank

Ch. 11. Human Resource Management
     Human Resource Planning
     Job Analysis and Design
     Personnel Selection
     Orientation and Placement
     Training and Development
     Performance Appraisal
     Remuneration and Salaries
     Compensation and Incentives
     Industrial Relations
     Applications of Motivation—Job Design
     Question Bank

Ch. 12. Material Management
     Materials—Quality and Quantity
     Value Analysis
     Purchasing—Centralized and Decentralized
     Vendor Development
     Buying Techniques
     Purchasing Cycle and Procedures
     Stores Management
     Salvaging and Disposal of Scrap and Surplus
     Question Bank

Ch. 13. Inventory Management

Inventory Categories—Special Considerations
     Selective Inventory Control
     Lead Time, Stock Out, Safety Stock
     Reorder Quantity Methods and EOQ
     Reorder Time Methods
     Modern Inventory Management Systems
     Costs in Inventory
     Evaluation of Inventory Performance
     Question Bank

Ch. 14. Plant Material Handling
     Selection of Material Handling Systems
     Maintenance of Material Handling Equipment
     Unit-load, Palletization and Containerization
     Types of Material Handling Systems
     Question Bank

Ch. 15. Plant Maintenance Management
     Classification of Maintenance
     Corrective (Breakdown) Maintenance
     Scheduled Maintenance
     Preventive Maintenance
     Predictive Maintenance
     Replacement Analysis
     Question Bank

Ch. 16. Environmental Pollution, Pollution Control and Effluent Analysis
     Water Pollution
     Water Pollution Abatement and Effluent Treatment
     Air Pollution
     Air Pollution Control Devices
     Solid Waste
     Solid Waste Management
     Noise Pollution
     Noise Abatement
     Effluent Analysis and Treatment—Methods
     Effluent Treatment in Formulation Plants
     Effluent Treatment in Synthetic Drugs Industry
     Effluent Treatment in Fermentation Industry
     Question Bank

Ch. 17. Industrial Hazards and Plant Safety
     Accidents—Industrial Psychology
     Chemical Hazards
     Management of Over-exposure to Chemicals
     Gas Hazards and Handling of Gases
     Dust Explosion
     Control of Dust Explosion
     Fire and Explosion Hazards
     Control Fire Explosion
     Safety Management
     Elements of Safety Programme
     Question Bank

Ch. 18. Small Scale Industries—Entrepreneurship
     Small Scale Industries
     Question Bank

Ch. 19. Project Management
     Project Management
     Question Bank

Ch. 20. Business Ethics
     Business Ethics
     Professional Ethics
     Business and Professional Ethics—Programme
     Chief Provisions of Code—Professional Bodies
     Question Bank

Ch. 21. Documentation and Records
     Material Identification System—Codes
     Master Formula Records
     Control Records
     Master Production and Control Records
     Batch Production and Control Records
     Equipment Cleaning and Use of Log Book
     Records Relating to Container, Closure and Labelling
     Production Record Review
     Distribution Records
     Complaint’s Files
     Question Bank

Ch. 22. Time Management
     Manager’s Activities—Time Management Concept
     Time Management—Generations
     Prioritization of Work—Time Allotment
     Business Time Management—General Principles
     Implementation of Time Management Programme
     Question Bank

APPENDIX-I  : Definitions and Meanings
APPENDIX-II : Bibliography