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Published by Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad .
Written in English


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StatementAnkur Sarin, Rekha Jain.
SeriesWorking paper -- W.P. no. 2009-02-05
ContributionsJain, Rekha, Prof., Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 2009/xxxx (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination47 leaves
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23393081M
LC Control Number2009311530

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