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Becoming the best: by beating or ignoring the best? Toward an expanded view of the role of managerial selection in complex and turbulent environments

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  • Peter Moran

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  • Michele Simoni

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  • Gianluca Vagnani

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    Volume (Year): 15 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 3 (August)
    Pages: 447-481

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:jmgtgv:v:15:y:2011:i:3:p:447-481

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    Keywords: Managerial selection; Market selection; Competitive focus; NKC model;

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    1. Abatecola, Gianpaolo, 2014. "Research in organizational evolution. What comes next?," European Management Journal, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 32(3), pages 434-443.

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