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The discursive construction of professionalisation in British management

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The discursive construction of professionalisation in British management. / Thomas, Pete; Wilson, John; Hewitt, Jan.

In: International Journal of Critical Accounting, Vol. 2, No. 3, 2010, p. 319-336.

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Thomas, P, Wilson, J & Hewitt, J 2010, 'The discursive construction of professionalisation in British management', International Journal of Critical Accounting, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 319-336. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJCA.2010.033435

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Thomas, P., Wilson, J., & Hewitt, J. (2010). The discursive construction of professionalisation in British management. International Journal of Critical Accounting, 2(3), 319-336. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJCA.2010.033435

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Thomas P, Wilson J, Hewitt J. The discursive construction of professionalisation in British management. International Journal of Critical Accounting. 2010;2(3):319-336. doi: 10.1504/IJCA.2010.033435

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Thomas, Pete ; Wilson, John ; Hewitt, Jan. / The discursive construction of professionalisation in British management. In: International Journal of Critical Accounting. 2010 ; Vol. 2, No. 3. pp. 319-336.

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