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Managerial ability -- a review of its basis and potential improvement using psychological concepts

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  • Nuthall, P. L., 2001. "Managerial ability -- a review of its basis and potential improvement using psychological concepts," Agricultural Economics, Blackwell, vol. 24(3), pages 247-262, March.
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