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Are Alternative Organizational Forms the Solution to Limit Excessive Managerial Discretion?

  • Federica Pazzaglia


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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Business Ethics.

    Volume (Year): 93 (2010)
    Issue (Month): 4 (June)
    Pages: 623-639

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:jbuset:v:93:y:2010:i:4:p:623-639
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