The Effect of Organizational Innovation and Information Technology on Firm Performance

@article{Gu2004TheEO,
  title={The Effect of Organizational Innovation and Information Technology on Firm Performance},
  author={Wulong Gu and G. Surendra},
  journal={Entrepreneurship},
  year={2004}
}
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