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A field study of the impact of a performance-based incentive plan

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  • Banker, Rajiv D.
  • Lee, Seok-Young
  • Potter, Gordon
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    Volume (Year): 21 (1996)
    Issue (Month): 2 (April)
    Pages: 195-226

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