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The benefits of job sharing: a practice-based case study

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The benefits of job sharing : a practice-based case study. / Watton, Emma Louisa; Stables, Sarah.

Overcoming challenges to gender equality in the workplace. ed. / Patricia M. Flynn; Kathryn Haynes; Maureen A. Kilgour. Greenleaf Publishing, 2016. p. 67-77.

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Harvard

Watton, EL & Stables, S 2016, The benefits of job sharing: a practice-based case study. in PM Flynn, K Haynes & MA Kilgour (eds), Overcoming challenges to gender equality in the workplace. Greenleaf Publishing, pp. 67-77.

APA

Watton, E. L., & Stables, S. (2016). The benefits of job sharing: a practice-based case study. In P. M. Flynn, K. Haynes, & M. A. Kilgour (Eds.), Overcoming challenges to gender equality in the workplace (pp. 67-77). Greenleaf Publishing.

Vancouver

Watton EL, Stables S. The benefits of job sharing: a practice-based case study. In Flynn PM, Haynes K, Kilgour MA, editors, Overcoming challenges to gender equality in the workplace. Greenleaf Publishing. 2016. p. 67-77

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Watton, Emma Louisa ; Stables, Sarah. / The benefits of job sharing : a practice-based case study. Overcoming challenges to gender equality in the workplace. editor / Patricia M. Flynn ; Kathryn Haynes ; Maureen A. Kilgour. Greenleaf Publishing, 2016. pp. 67-77

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