Leadership and Team-Regulation Effects on Performance

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GÖRKE, Lucia Andrea, 2019. Leadership and Team-Regulation Effects on Performance [Dissertation]. Konstanz: University of Konstanz

@phdthesis{Gorke2019Leade-46457, title={Leadership and Team-Regulation Effects on Performance}, year={2019}, author={Görke, Lucia Andrea}, address={Konstanz}, school={Universität Konstanz} }

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