VOL. 15 NO.4 WINTER 2000-2001
INSIDE Innovation of SMEs in the Knowledge-Based Economy Frank C. Lee and Keith Newton Quality management Strategies and Performance: An Empirical Investigation Bishnu Sharma and David Gadenne Firm Size and Use of Information Sources in Location Decisions Pauline Sullivan et al. Women Entrepreneurs From India: Problems, Motivations and Success Factors Mallika Das Guidelines for Authors
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