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The Impact of Organizational and National Cultural Differences on Social Conflict and Knowledge Transfer in International Acquisitions


  • Eero Vaara
  • Riikka Sarala
  • Günter K. Stahl
  • Ingmar Björkman


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  • Eero Vaara & Riikka Sarala & Günter K. Stahl & Ingmar Björkman, 2012. "The Impact of Organizational and National Cultural Differences on Social Conflict and Knowledge Transfer in International Acquisitions," Journal of Management Studies, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 49(1), pages 1-27, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:jomstd:v:49:y:2012:i:1:p:1-27
    DOI: j.1467-6486.2010.00975.x

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