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Cooperation across cultures : an examination of the concept in 16 countries. / Leonard, K.M.; Cosans, C.; Pakdil, F.; Salciuviene, Laura.

In: International Journal of Intercultural Relations, Vol. 36, No. 2, 03.2012, p. 238-247.

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Leonard, KM, Cosans, C, Pakdil, F & Salciuviene, L 2012, 'Cooperation across cultures: an examination of the concept in 16 countries', International Journal of Intercultural Relations, vol. 36, no. 2, pp. 238-247. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijintrel.2011.03.006

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Leonard, K. M., Cosans, C., Pakdil, F., & Salciuviene, L. (2012). Cooperation across cultures: an examination of the concept in 16 countries. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 36(2), 238-247. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijintrel.2011.03.006

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Leonard KM, Cosans C, Pakdil F, Salciuviene L. Cooperation across cultures: an examination of the concept in 16 countries. International Journal of Intercultural Relations. 2012 Mar;36(2):238-247. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijintrel.2011.03.006

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Leonard, K.M. ; Cosans, C. ; Pakdil, F. ; Salciuviene, Laura. / Cooperation across cultures : an examination of the concept in 16 countries. In: International Journal of Intercultural Relations. 2012 ; Vol. 36, No. 2. pp. 238-247.

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