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Strong emotions at work. / Whiteman, Gail; Müller, Thaddeus; Johnson, John M.

In: Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2009, p. 46-61.

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Whiteman, G, Müller, T & Johnson, JM 2009, 'Strong emotions at work', Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 46-61. https://doi.org/10.1108/17465640910951444

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Whiteman, G., Müller, T., & Johnson, J. M. (2009). Strong emotions at work. Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management, 4(1), 46-61. https://doi.org/10.1108/17465640910951444

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Whiteman G, Müller T, Johnson JM. Strong emotions at work. Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management. 2009;4(1):46-61. https://doi.org/10.1108/17465640910951444

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Whiteman, Gail ; Müller, Thaddeus ; Johnson, John M. / Strong emotions at work. In: Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management. 2009 ; Vol. 4, No. 1. pp. 46-61.

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