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Outsourcing der Informationsverarbeitung im Mittelstand: Test eines multitheoretischen Kausalmodells

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Dibbern, J., Heinzl, A. Outsourcing der Informationsverarbeitung im Mittelstand: Test eines multitheoretischen Kausalmodells. Wirtschaftsinf 43, 339–350 (2001).

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