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Measurement, evaluation and reward of profit center managers: A cross-cultural field study

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  • Merchant, Kenneth A.
  • Chow, Chee W.
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  • Merchant, Kenneth A. & Chow, Chee W. & Wu, Anne, 1995. "Measurement, evaluation and reward of profit center managers: A cross-cultural field study," Accounting, Organizations and Society, Elsevier, vol. 20(7-8), pages 619-638.
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