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Nina Smith

Women in Top Management and Firm Performance

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Women in Top Management and Firm Performance. / Smith, Nina; Smith, Valdemar; Verner, Mette.

Aarhus : Aarhus School of Business, Aarhus University, Department of Economics, 2008.

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Harvard

Smith, N, Smith, V & Verner, M 2008 'Women in Top Management and Firm Performance' Aarhus School of Business, Aarhus University, Department of Economics, Aarhus.

APA

Smith, N., Smith, V., & Verner, M. (2008). Women in Top Management and Firm Performance. Aarhus: Aarhus School of Business, Aarhus University, Department of Economics.

CBE

Smith N, Smith V, Verner M. 2008. Women in Top Management and Firm Performance. Aarhus: Aarhus School of Business, Aarhus University, Department of Economics.

MLA

Smith, Nina, Valdemar Smith, and Mette Verner Women in Top Management and Firm Performance. Aarhus: Aarhus School of Business, Aarhus University, Department of Economics. 2008., 28 p.

Vancouver

Smith N, Smith V, Verner M. Women in Top Management and Firm Performance. Aarhus: Aarhus School of Business, Aarhus University, Department of Economics. 2008.

Author

Smith, Nina ; Smith, Valdemar ; Verner, Mette. / Women in Top Management and Firm Performance. Aarhus : Aarhus School of Business, Aarhus University, Department of Economics, 2008.

Bibtex

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RIS

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