Successful Contextual Technology Transfer and Determinants of Culture

  title={Successful Contextual Technology Transfer and Determinants of Culture},
  author={Kassahun Yimer Kebede and David J. Ndegwah and J. Otto Kroesen},
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  • 2014
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