Entry strategies for Malaysian construction related companies going abroad

Nur Kamaliah Mustaffa2
Estimated H-index: 2
(UiTM: Universiti Teknologi MARA),
Hamimah Adnan10
Estimated H-index: 10
(UiTM: Universiti Teknologi MARA),
Mohd Zaid Zakaria1
Estimated H-index: 1
(UiTM: Universiti Teknologi MARA)
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