Communication and uncertainty in concurrent engineering
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Published by INSEAD in Fontainebleau .
Written in English


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Revised version of 96/68/TM.

Statementby C.H. Loch and C. Terwiesch.
SeriesWorking papers / INSEAD -- 97/42/TM, Working papers (INSEAD) -- 97/42/TM.
ContributionsTerwiesch, C., INSEAD.
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Open LibraryOL17183808M

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