Design resilience in the fuzzy front end (FFE) context: an empirical examination

@article{Alblas2015DesignRI,
  title={Design resilience in the fuzzy front end (FFE) context: an empirical examination},
  author={Alex Alblas and Jayanth Jayaram},
  journal={International Journal of Production Research},
  year={2015},
  volume={53},
  pages={6820 - 6838}
}
  • A. Alblas, J. Jayaram
  • Published 17 November 2015
  • Business
  • International Journal of Production Research
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