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No project is an island: linking projects to history and context

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  • Engwall, Mats, 2003. "No project is an island: linking projects to history and context," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 32(5), pages 789-808, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:respol:v:32:y:2003:i:5:p:789-808
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