The Role of Target Firm Power in M&A Knowledge Transfer

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The Role of Target Firm Power in M&A Knowledge Transfer. / Junni, Paulina; Sarala, Riikka M.; Tarba, Shlomo Y.

julkaisussa: International Studies of Management and Organization, Vuosikerta 48, Nro 1, 2018, s. 71-87.

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Junni, Paulina ; Sarala, Riikka M. ; Tarba, Shlomo Y. / The Role of Target Firm Power in M&A Knowledge Transfer. Julkaisussa: International Studies of Management and Organization. 2018 ; Vuosikerta 48, Nro 1. Sivut 71-87.

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