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The use of computerized information systems to gain strategic competitive advantage: the case of a start-up manufacturing company

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The use of computerized information systems to gain strategic competitive advantage: the case of a start-up manufacturing company. / Roberts, Martyn; Wood, Michael.

In: Logistics Information Management, Vol. 10, No. 4, 1997, p. 178-183.

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