Managerial Views on Government Intervention in Malaysia: The Relevance of Ethnic and Employment Backgrounds

@article{Mamman2002ManagerialVO,
  title={Managerial Views on Government Intervention in Malaysia: The Relevance of Ethnic and Employment Backgrounds},
  author={Aminu Mamman},
  journal={Asia Pacific Business Review},
  year={2002},
  volume={9},
  pages={1 - 20}
}
  • A. Mamman
  • Published 1 October 2002
  • Economics
  • Asia Pacific Business Review
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