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A working prototype to promote the creation and control of knowledge in supply chains

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A working prototype to promote the creation and control of knowledge in supply chains. / Lopez, Gabriela; Eldridge, Stephen.

In: International Journal of Networking and Virtual Organisations, Vol. 7, No. 2, 2010, p. 150-162.

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Lopez, G & Eldridge, S 2010, 'A working prototype to promote the creation and control of knowledge in supply chains', International Journal of Networking and Virtual Organisations, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 150-162. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJNVO.2010.031215

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Lopez, G., & Eldridge, S. (2010). A working prototype to promote the creation and control of knowledge in supply chains. International Journal of Networking and Virtual Organisations, 7(2), 150-162. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJNVO.2010.031215

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Lopez G, Eldridge S. A working prototype to promote the creation and control of knowledge in supply chains. International Journal of Networking and Virtual Organisations. 2010;7(2):150-162. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJNVO.2010.031215

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Lopez, Gabriela ; Eldridge, Stephen. / A working prototype to promote the creation and control of knowledge in supply chains. In: International Journal of Networking and Virtual Organisations. 2010 ; Vol. 7, No. 2. pp. 150-162.

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