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The university as an entrepreneurial learning space: the role of socialized learning in developing entrepreneurial competence

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The university as an entrepreneurial learning space : the role of socialized learning in developing entrepreneurial competence. / Williams Middleton, Karen ; Padilla-Meléndez, Antonio ; Lockett, Nigel; Quesada-Pallarè, Carla ; Jack, Sarah.

In: International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research, Vol. 26, No. 5, 01.08.2020, p. 887-909.

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Williams Middleton, K, Padilla-Meléndez, A, Lockett, N, Quesada-Pallarè, C & Jack, S 2020, 'The university as an entrepreneurial learning space: the role of socialized learning in developing entrepreneurial competence', International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research, vol. 26, no. 5, pp. 887-909. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJEBR-04-2018-0263

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Williams Middleton, K., Padilla-Meléndez, A., Lockett, N., Quesada-Pallarè, C., & Jack, S. (2020). The university as an entrepreneurial learning space: the role of socialized learning in developing entrepreneurial competence. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research, 26(5), 887-909. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJEBR-04-2018-0263

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Williams Middleton K, Padilla-Meléndez A, Lockett N, Quesada-Pallarè C, Jack S. The university as an entrepreneurial learning space: the role of socialized learning in developing entrepreneurial competence. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research. 2020 Aug 1;26(5):887-909. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJEBR-04-2018-0263

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Williams Middleton, Karen ; Padilla-Meléndez, Antonio ; Lockett, Nigel ; Quesada-Pallarè, Carla ; Jack, Sarah. / The university as an entrepreneurial learning space : the role of socialized learning in developing entrepreneurial competence. In: International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research. 2020 ; Vol. 26, No. 5. pp. 887-909.

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