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Silver Surfers adoption, use and diffusion of smartphones : an SME perspective. / Pheeraphuttharangkoon, Sutee; Choudrie, Jyoti.

University of Hertfordshire, 2012. p. 7 (UH Business School Working Papers).

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Pheeraphuttharangkoon, S & Choudrie, J 2012 'Silver Surfers adoption, use and diffusion of smartphones: an SME perspective' UH Business School Working Papers, University of Hertfordshire, pp. 7.

APA

Pheeraphuttharangkoon, S., & Choudrie, J. (2012). Silver Surfers adoption, use and diffusion of smartphones: an SME perspective. (pp. 7). (UH Business School Working Papers). University of Hertfordshire.

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Pheeraphuttharangkoon S, Choudrie J. Silver Surfers adoption, use and diffusion of smartphones: an SME perspective. University of Hertfordshire. 2012, p. 7. (UH Business School Working Papers).

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Pheeraphuttharangkoon, Sutee ; Choudrie, Jyoti. / Silver Surfers adoption, use and diffusion of smartphones : an SME perspective. University of Hertfordshire, 2012. pp. 7 (UH Business School Working Papers).

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