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Book review of Benoît Godin and Dominique Vinck (eds.) Critical Studies of Innovation. Alternative Approaches to the Pro-Innovation Bias. Cheltenham and Northampton: Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 335
Author/s: Alessandro Mongili 
Year:  2018 Issue: Language: English 
Pages:  17 Pg. 204-219 FullText PDF:  232 KB
DOI:  10.3280/SO2018-002009
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Alessandro Mongili, in "STUDI ORGANIZZATIVI " 2/2018, pp. 204-219, DOI:10.3280/SO2018-002009


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