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dc.contributor.authorMusalia, Selina
dc.date.accessioned2021-05-04T08:29:00Z
dc.date.available2021-05-04T08:29:00Z
dc.date.issued2019
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11071/10435
dc.descriptionA Thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of the Degree of Masters of Business Administration at Strathmore University Business Schoolen_US
dc.description.abstractThe study, sought to assess the effectiveness of marketing mix strategies on sales volumes for OTC drugs by research based MNCs in Kenya. Specific objectives were; to determine the influence of price on sales volume of OTC medicines for MNCs in Kenya, to determine the influence of place on sales volume of OTC medicines for MNCs in Kenya, to determine the influence of promotion on sales volume of OTC medicines for MNCs in Kenya and to determine the influence of product on sales volume of OTC medicines for MNCs in Kenya. Descriptive research design was used. The target population of this study was MNCs that have a representative office or operate through a distributor and additionally deal with OTC drugs in Kenya. The study used a census method, where all the 13 MNCs were selected for the study. Data was collected from primary sources by use of a structured questionnaire. Data was analyzed mainly by use of descriptive statistics. Inferential statistics were conducted to establish the relationship between the study variables. The study found that modifying pricing mix element by a single unit would lead to an increase in sales volume of OTC medicines for MNCs in Kenya. Modifying place mix element by a single unit would lead to an increase in sales volume of OTC medicines for MNCs in Kenya. Modifying promotion mix element by a single unit would lead to an increase in sales volume of OTC medicines for MNCs in Kenya. Modifying product mix element by a single unit would lead to an increase in sales volume of OTC medicines for multinational pharmaceutical companies.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherStrathmore Universityen_US
dc.subjectMarketing mixen_US
dc.subjectSales volumesen_US
dc.subjectOver the counter medicinesen_US
dc.subjectMultinational pharmaceutical companies_Kenyaen_US
dc.titleEffectiveness of marketing mix elements on sales volumes for over the counter medicines for multinational pharmaceutical companies in Kenyaen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US


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