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Teamwork and organizational innovation: the moderating role of the HRM context

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Teamwork and organizational innovation : the moderating role of the HRM context. / Fay, Doris; Shipton, Helen; West, Michael Alun; Patterson, Malcolm.

In: Creativity and Innovation Management, Vol. 24, No. 2, 06.2015, p. 261-277.

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Fay, D, Shipton, H, West, MA & Patterson, M 2015, 'Teamwork and organizational innovation: the moderating role of the HRM context', Creativity and Innovation Management, vol. 24, no. 2, pp. 261-277. https://doi.org/10.1111/caim.12100

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Fay, D., Shipton, H., West, M. A., & Patterson, M. (2015). Teamwork and organizational innovation: the moderating role of the HRM context. Creativity and Innovation Management, 24(2), 261-277. https://doi.org/10.1111/caim.12100

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Fay D, Shipton H, West MA, Patterson M. Teamwork and organizational innovation: the moderating role of the HRM context. Creativity and Innovation Management. 2015 Jun;24(2):261-277. https://doi.org/10.1111/caim.12100

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Fay, Doris ; Shipton, Helen ; West, Michael Alun ; Patterson, Malcolm. / Teamwork and organizational innovation : the moderating role of the HRM context. In: Creativity and Innovation Management. 2015 ; Vol. 24, No. 2. pp. 261-277.

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