Hidden Entrepreneurs : Informal Practices within the Formal Economy. / Al-Mataani, Rashid; Wainwright, Thomas; Demirel, Pelin.

In: European Management Review, Vol. 14, No. 4, 12.2017, p. 361-376.

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Hidden Entrepreneurs : Informal Practices within the Formal Economy. / Al-Mataani, Rashid; Wainwright, Thomas; Demirel, Pelin.

In: European Management Review, Vol. 14, No. 4, 12.2017, p. 361-376.

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Al-Mataani, R, Wainwright, T & Demirel, P 2017, 'Hidden Entrepreneurs: Informal Practices within the Formal Economy', European Management Review, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 361-376. https://doi.org/10.1111/emre.12115

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Al-Mataani, R., Wainwright, T., & Demirel, P. (2017). Hidden Entrepreneurs: Informal Practices within the Formal Economy. European Management Review, 14(4), 361-376. https://doi.org/10.1111/emre.12115

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Al-Mataani R, Wainwright T, Demirel P. Hidden Entrepreneurs: Informal Practices within the Formal Economy. European Management Review. 2017 Dec;14(4):361-376. https://doi.org/10.1111/emre.12115

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Al-Mataani, Rashid ; Wainwright, Thomas ; Demirel, Pelin. / Hidden Entrepreneurs : Informal Practices within the Formal Economy. In: European Management Review. 2017 ; Vol. 14, No. 4. pp. 361-376.

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