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Production smoothing in the Japanese vehicle industry

  • Mollick, Andre Varella

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal International Journal of Production Economics.

Volume (Year): 91 (2004)
Issue (Month): 1 (September)
Pages: 63-74

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