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Linguistic style matching and negotiation outcome. / Taylor, Paul J.; Thomas, Sally.

In: Negotiation and Conflict Management Research, Vol. 1, No. 3, 08.2008, p. 263-281.

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Taylor, PJ & Thomas, S 2008, 'Linguistic style matching and negotiation outcome.', Negotiation and Conflict Management Research, vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 263-281. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1750-4716.2008.00016.x

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Taylor, P. J., & Thomas, S. (2008). Linguistic style matching and negotiation outcome. Negotiation and Conflict Management Research, 1(3), 263-281. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1750-4716.2008.00016.x

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Taylor PJ, Thomas S. Linguistic style matching and negotiation outcome. Negotiation and Conflict Management Research. 2008 Aug;1(3):263-281. doi: 10.1111/j.1750-4716.2008.00016.x

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Taylor, Paul J. ; Thomas, Sally. / Linguistic style matching and negotiation outcome. In: Negotiation and Conflict Management Research. 2008 ; Vol. 1, No. 3. pp. 263-281.

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