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Organizational identity change: managerial regulation and member identification in an accounting firm acquisition


  • Empson, Laura


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  • Empson, Laura, 2004. "Organizational identity change: managerial regulation and member identification in an accounting firm acquisition," Accounting, Organizations and Society, Elsevier, vol. 29(8), pages 759-781, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:aosoci:v:29:y:2004:i:8:p:759-781

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