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U.S. Distribution Entry Strategy of Japanese Manufacturing Firms: The Role of Keiretsu

  • Sakakibara, Mariko
  • Serwin, Kenneth
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of the Japanese and International Economies.

    Volume (Year): 14 (2000)
    Issue (Month): 1 (March)
    Pages: 43-72

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