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Pastos y Forrajes

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HERNANDEZ, Marta  and  OJEDA, Alicia. Excellence index of the Pastos y Forrajes journal: a tool for increasing its quality. Pastos y Forrajes [online]. 2008, vol.31, n.1, pp.1-1. ISSN 0864-0394.

The objective of this work was to evaluate the excellence index of the Pastos y Forrajes journal. For that an adaptation was made of the methodology for the determination of the excellence level of the organization of production in industrial enterprises and the evaluation criteria of the Permanent Commission of Publications of the Cuban Academy of Sciences and those of the Editorial Board of the journal were taken into consideration. The excellence index of the journal reached 75,6% in 1999 and 77,7% in 2007. According to the results it is concluded that the methodology allowed to determine the critical indicators; in addition, a program of continuous improvement was enhanced to achieve excellence.

Keywords : Quality; methods.

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