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Research on technological innovation in family firms : present debates and future directions. / De Massis, A.; Frattini, F.; Lichtenthaler, U.

In: Family Business Review, Vol. 26, No. 1, 01.03.2013, p. 10-31.

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De Massis, A. ; Frattini, F. ; Lichtenthaler, U. / Research on technological innovation in family firms : present debates and future directions. In: Family Business Review. 2013 ; Vol. 26, No. 1. pp. 10-31.

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