The structure of global supply chains
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Written in English


  • Industrial Technology,
  • Production & Operations Management,
  • Business logistics,
  • Industrial Engineering,

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Edition Notes

StatementPanos Kouvelis, Ping Su
SeriesFoundations and trends in technology, information, and operations management -- 1:4 (2005), Foundations and trends in technology, information and operations management -- v. 1, no. 4.
ContributionsSu, Ping
LC ClassificationsHD38.5 .K68 2007eb
The Physical Object
Format[electronic resource] /
Pagination1 online resource (ix, 145 p.) :
Number of Pages145
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25556692M
ISBN 10160198099X, 1601980981
ISBN 109781601980991, 9781601980984

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