An Empirical Investigation of Strategic Compliance Decisions in Argentinean Polluting Firms. / Liston-Heyes, Catherine; Vázquez-Brust, Diego; Heyes, Anthony.

In: Latin American Journal of Management for Sustainable Development, Vol. 1, No. 1, 01.02.2014, p. 17-34.

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An Empirical Investigation of Strategic Compliance Decisions in Argentinean Polluting Firms. / Liston-Heyes, Catherine; Vázquez-Brust, Diego; Heyes, Anthony.

In: Latin American Journal of Management for Sustainable Development, Vol. 1, No. 1, 01.02.2014, p. 17-34.

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Liston-Heyes, C, Vázquez-Brust, D & Heyes, A 2014, 'An Empirical Investigation of Strategic Compliance Decisions in Argentinean Polluting Firms', Latin American Journal of Management for Sustainable Development, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 17-34. https://doi.org/10.1504/LAJMSD.2014.059796

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Liston-Heyes, C., Vázquez-Brust, D., & Heyes, A. (2014). An Empirical Investigation of Strategic Compliance Decisions in Argentinean Polluting Firms. Latin American Journal of Management for Sustainable Development, 1(1), 17-34. https://doi.org/10.1504/LAJMSD.2014.059796

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Liston-Heyes C, Vázquez-Brust D, Heyes A. An Empirical Investigation of Strategic Compliance Decisions in Argentinean Polluting Firms. Latin American Journal of Management for Sustainable Development. 2014 Feb 1;1(1):17-34. https://doi.org/10.1504/LAJMSD.2014.059796

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Liston-Heyes, Catherine ; Vázquez-Brust, Diego ; Heyes, Anthony. / An Empirical Investigation of Strategic Compliance Decisions in Argentinean Polluting Firms. In: Latin American Journal of Management for Sustainable Development. 2014 ; Vol. 1, No. 1. pp. 17-34.

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