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Defining management accounting constructs: A methodological note on the risks of conceptual misspecification

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  • Bisbe, Josep
  • Batista-Foguet, Joan-Manuel
  • Chenhall, Robert
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Accounting, Organizations and Society.

    Volume (Year): 32 (2007)
    Issue (Month): 7-8 ()
    Pages: 789-820

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