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Leadership development in SMEs: An action learning approach. / Leitch, Claire; McMullan, Christel; Harrison, Richard.

In: Action Learning: Research and Practice, Vol. 6, No. 3, 2009, p. 243-264.

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Leitch, C, McMullan, C & Harrison, R 2009, 'Leadership development in SMEs: An action learning approach', Action Learning: Research and Practice, vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 243-264. https://doi.org/10.1080/14767330903299464

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Leitch, C., McMullan, C., & Harrison, R. (2009). Leadership development in SMEs: An action learning approach. Action Learning: Research and Practice, 6(3), 243-264. https://doi.org/10.1080/14767330903299464

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Leitch C, McMullan C, Harrison R. Leadership development in SMEs: An action learning approach. Action Learning: Research and Practice. 2009;6(3):243-264. https://doi.org/10.1080/14767330903299464

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Leitch, Claire ; McMullan, Christel ; Harrison, Richard. / Leadership development in SMEs: An action learning approach. In: Action Learning: Research and Practice. 2009 ; Vol. 6, No. 3. pp. 243-264.

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