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Volume 2015, Article ID 948793, 14 pages
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Research Article

A Study of the Strategic Alliance for EMS Industry: The Application of a Hybrid DEA and GM (1, 1) Approach

1Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences, 415 Jiangong, Sanmin District, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan
2International Relations Office, Lac Hong University, No. 10 Huynh Van Nghe Street, Bien Hoa, Dong Nai 71000, Vietnam

Received 13 April 2014; Revised 15 September 2014; Accepted 25 September 2014

Academic Editor: Jung-Fa Tsai

Copyright © 2015 Chia Nan Wang 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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