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International Management

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International Management. / Geppert, Mike; Hollinshead, Graham.

The Oxford Handbook of Management: Management past present and future. ed. / Adrian Wilkinson; Steven Armstrong; Michael Lounsbury. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017.

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Harvard

Geppert, M & Hollinshead, G 2017, International Management. in A Wilkinson, S Armstrong & M Lounsbury (eds), The Oxford Handbook of Management: Management past present and future. Oxford University Press, Oxford. https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780198708612.013.29

APA

Geppert, M., & Hollinshead, G. (2017). International Management. In A. Wilkinson, S. Armstrong, & M. Lounsbury (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Management: Management past present and future Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780198708612.013.29

Vancouver

Geppert M, Hollinshead G. International Management. In Wilkinson A, Armstrong S, Lounsbury M, editors, The Oxford Handbook of Management: Management past present and future. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2017 https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780198708612.013.29

Author

Geppert, Mike ; Hollinshead, Graham. / International Management. The Oxford Handbook of Management: Management past present and future. editor / Adrian Wilkinson ; Steven Armstrong ; Michael Lounsbury. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017.

Bibtex

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