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Dealing with uncertainty in knowledge-intensive firms: the role of management control systems as knowledge integration mechanisms

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  • Ditillo, Angelo, 2004. "Dealing with uncertainty in knowledge-intensive firms: the role of management control systems as knowledge integration mechanisms," Accounting, Organizations and Society, Elsevier, vol. 29(3-4), pages 401-421.
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