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Budget use, task uncertainty, system goal orientation and subunit performance: A test of the 'fit' hypothesis in not-for-profit hospitals


  • Abernethy, Margaret A.
  • Stoelwinder, Johannes U.


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  • Abernethy, Margaret A. & Stoelwinder, Johannes U., 1991. "Budget use, task uncertainty, system goal orientation and subunit performance: A test of the 'fit' hypothesis in not-for-profit hospitals," Accounting, Organizations and Society, Elsevier, vol. 16(2), pages 105-120.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:aosoci:v:16:y:1991:i:2:p:105-120

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