Changing industrial structure and inter-firm linkages : case study for inter-firm linkages of small enterprises in Turkey, competitiveness, dependence and problems

Yaprak, Işıl


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Citation Formats
I. Yaprak, “Changing industrial structure and inter-firm linkages : case study for inter-firm linkages of small enterprises in Turkey, competitiveness, dependence and problems,” Ph.D. - Doctoral Program, Middle East Technical University, 1996.