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Economics Research International
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 474230, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/474230
Research Article

Electronic Waste: A Growing Concern in Today's Environment

1Department of Management Systems, College of Business, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701, USA
2MIS Department, College of Business, Southern University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA 70126, USA
3Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Russ College of Engineering and Technology, Ohio University OH 45701, Athens, USA

Received 3 December 2010; Revised 18 March 2011; Accepted 5 April 2011

Academic Editor: Yew-Kwang Ng

Copyright © 2011 M. Khurrum S. Bhutta et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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