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Transnational corporations shaping institutional change: the case of English law firms in Germany

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Transnational corporations shaping institutional change : the case of English law firms in Germany. / Faulconbridge, James; Muzio, Daniel.

In: Journal of Economic Geography, Vol. 15, No. 6, 2015, p. 1195-1226.

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Faulconbridge, James ; Muzio, Daniel. / Transnational corporations shaping institutional change : the case of English law firms in Germany. In: Journal of Economic Geography. 2015 ; Vol. 15, No. 6. pp. 1195-1226.

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