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The role of communication satellites in public management, education, governance and business in Nigeria

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The role of communication satellites in public management, education, governance and business in Nigeria. / Lawal, L.S.; Ahmed-Rufai, T.; Chatwin, Chris; Liu, Rebecca.

In: Human Resource Development Review, Vol. 3, No. 5, 2013, p. 178-187.

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Lawal, LS, Ahmed-Rufai, T, Chatwin, C & Liu, R 2013, 'The role of communication satellites in public management, education, governance and business in Nigeria' Human Resource Development Review, vol. 3, no. 5, pp. 178-187. https://doi.org/10.5923/j.hrmr.20130305.02

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Lawal, L.S. ; Ahmed-Rufai, T. ; Chatwin, Chris ; Liu, Rebecca. / The role of communication satellites in public management, education, governance and business in Nigeria. In: Human Resource Development Review. 2013 ; Vol. 3, No. 5. pp. 178-187.

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