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The outcomes of job change. / West, Michael; Nicholson, Nigel.

In: Journal of Vocational Behavior, Vol. 34, No. 3, 06.1989, p. 335-349.

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West, M & Nicholson, N 1989, 'The outcomes of job change', Journal of Vocational Behavior, vol. 34, no. 3, pp. 335-349. https://doi.org/10.1016/0001-8791(89)90024-9

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West, M., & Nicholson, N. (1989). The outcomes of job change. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 34(3), 335-349. https://doi.org/10.1016/0001-8791(89)90024-9

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West M, Nicholson N. The outcomes of job change. Journal of Vocational Behavior. 1989 Jun;34(3):335-349. https://doi.org/10.1016/0001-8791(89)90024-9

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West, Michael ; Nicholson, Nigel. / The outcomes of job change. In: Journal of Vocational Behavior. 1989 ; Vol. 34, No. 3. pp. 335-349.

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