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Self-esteem and transformational leadership. / Matzler, Kurt; Bauer, Florian Andreas; Mooradian, Todd A.

In: Journal of Managerial Psychology, Vol. 30, No. 7, 14.09.2015, p. 815-831.

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Matzler, K, Bauer, FA & Mooradian, TA 2015, 'Self-esteem and transformational leadership', Journal of Managerial Psychology, vol. 30, no. 7, pp. 815-831. https://doi.org/10.1108/JMP-01-2013-0030

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Matzler, K., Bauer, F. A., & Mooradian, T. A. (2015). Self-esteem and transformational leadership. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 30(7), 815-831. https://doi.org/10.1108/JMP-01-2013-0030

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Matzler K, Bauer FA, Mooradian TA. Self-esteem and transformational leadership. Journal of Managerial Psychology. 2015 Sep 14;30(7):815-831. https://doi.org/10.1108/JMP-01-2013-0030

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Matzler, Kurt ; Bauer, Florian Andreas ; Mooradian, Todd A. / Self-esteem and transformational leadership. In: Journal of Managerial Psychology. 2015 ; Vol. 30, No. 7. pp. 815-831.

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