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Flexible manufacturing systems and the internal structure of the firm

  • Gal-Or, Esther

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

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Handle: RePEc:eee:indorg:v:20:y:2002:i:8:p:1061-1096
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