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Differences between entrepreneurs and managers in large organizations: Biases and heuristics in strategic decision-making

  • Busenitz, Lowell W.
  • Barney, Jay B.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Business Venturing.

    Volume (Year): 12 (1997)
    Issue (Month): 1 (January)
    Pages: 9-30

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:jbvent:v:12:y:1997:i:1:p:9-30
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