Restructuring for survival: a case study of a small-appliance manufacturer in South Africa
Development Policy Research Unit, University of Cape Town, 1997 - House & Home - 31 pages
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Evaluating intelligent production at Amalgamated appliances
Policy Conclusions and Lessons from the Amalgamated Appliance Experience
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