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Impact of project complexity factors on new product development cycle time. / Lebcir, Mohamed.

University of Hertfordshire, 2011. (UH Business School Working Paper).

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Lebcir, M 2011 'Impact of project complexity factors on new product development cycle time' UH Business School Working Paper, University of Hertfordshire.

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Lebcir, M. (2011). Impact of project complexity factors on new product development cycle time. (UH Business School Working Paper). University of Hertfordshire.

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Lebcir M. Impact of project complexity factors on new product development cycle time. University of Hertfordshire. 2011. (UH Business School Working Paper).

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Lebcir, Mohamed. / Impact of project complexity factors on new product development cycle time. University of Hertfordshire, 2011. (UH Business School Working Paper).

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