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Uncertainty, flexibility, and sustained competitive advantage


  • Dreyer, Bent
  • Gronhaug, Kjell


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  • Dreyer, Bent & Gronhaug, Kjell, 2004. "Uncertainty, flexibility, and sustained competitive advantage," Journal of Business Research, Elsevier, vol. 57(5), pages 484-494, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jbrese:v:57:y:2004:i:5:p:484-494

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