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Firm-specific knowledge and technical efficiency of watch and clock manufacturing firms in China

  • Wu, Zai Bin
  • Yeung, Godfrey
  • Mok, Vincent
  • Han, Zhaozhou
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal International Journal of Production Economics.

    Volume (Year): 107 (2007)
    Issue (Month): 2 (June)
    Pages: 317-332

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