Engineering Value Chain Simulation and Innovation

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Engineering Value Chain Simulation and Innovation. / Zhang, Tao; Zhang, Yufeng.

Value Creation through Engineering Excellence: Building Global Network Capabilities. ed. / Yufeng Zhang; Mike Gregory. London : Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. p. 149-178.

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Zhang, T & Zhang, Y 2018, Engineering Value Chain Simulation and Innovation. in Y Zhang & M Gregory (eds), Value Creation through Engineering Excellence: Building Global Network Capabilities. Palgrave Macmillan, London, pp. 149-178. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-56336-7_7

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Zhang, T., & Zhang, Y. (2018). Engineering Value Chain Simulation and Innovation. In Y. Zhang, & M. Gregory (Eds.), Value Creation through Engineering Excellence: Building Global Network Capabilities (pp. 149-178). Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-56336-7_7

Vancouver

Zhang T, Zhang Y. Engineering Value Chain Simulation and Innovation. In Zhang Y, Gregory M, editors, Value Creation through Engineering Excellence: Building Global Network Capabilities. London: Palgrave Macmillan. 2018. p. 149-178 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-56336-7_7

Author

Zhang, Tao ; Zhang, Yufeng. / Engineering Value Chain Simulation and Innovation. Value Creation through Engineering Excellence: Building Global Network Capabilities. editor / Yufeng Zhang ; Mike Gregory. London : Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. pp. 149-178

Bibtex

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