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Global professional service firms and institutionalization. / Faulconbridge, James Robert; Muzio, Daniel.

Professional Networks in Transnational Governance. ed. / Leonard Seabrooke; Lasse Henriksen. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2017. p. 219-232.

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Faulconbridge, JR & Muzio, D 2017, Global professional service firms and institutionalization. in L Seabrooke & L Henriksen (eds), Professional Networks in Transnational Governance. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 219-232. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316855508.014

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Faulconbridge, J. R., & Muzio, D. (2017). Global professional service firms and institutionalization. In L. Seabrooke, & L. Henriksen (Eds.), Professional Networks in Transnational Governance (pp. 219-232). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316855508.014

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Faulconbridge JR, Muzio D. Global professional service firms and institutionalization. In Seabrooke L, Henriksen L, editors, Professional Networks in Transnational Governance. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2017. p. 219-232 https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316855508.014

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Faulconbridge, James Robert ; Muzio, Daniel. / Global professional service firms and institutionalization. Professional Networks in Transnational Governance. editor / Leonard Seabrooke ; Lasse Henriksen. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2017. pp. 219-232

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