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Flexible manufacturing systems and the internal structure of the firm

  • Gal-Or, Esther

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal International Journal of Industrial Organization.

Volume (Year): 20 (2002)
Issue (Month): 8 (October)
Pages: 1061-1096

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