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Benchmarking in information systems myth or excellence? by Panayiota Pastra

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Published by UMIST in Manchester .
Written in English


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StatementPanayiota Pastra ; supervised by C. Westrup.
ContributionsWestrup, C., School of Management.
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Open LibraryOL17200126M

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