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East Meets West: Tacit Messages about Business Ethics in Stories Told by Chinese Managers


  • Heidi Weltzien Hoivik


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  • Heidi Weltzien Hoivik, 2007. "East Meets West: Tacit Messages about Business Ethics in Stories Told by Chinese Managers," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 74(4), pages 457-469, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:jbuset:v:74:y:2007:i:4:p:457-469
    DOI: 10.1007/s10551-007-9508-z

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    1. Sama, Linda M., 2006. "Interactive Effects of External Environmental Conditions and Internal Firm Characteristics on MNEs’ Choice of Strategy in the Development of a Code of Conduct," Business Ethics Quarterly, Cambridge University Press, vol. 16(2), pages 137-165, April.
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