Job demands–resources : a gender perspective on employee well-being and resilience in retail stores in China. / Huang, Qihai; Xing, Yijun; Gamble, Jocelyn.

In: The International Journal of Human Resource Management, Vol. 30, No. 8, 2019, p. 1323-1341.

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Job demands–resources : a gender perspective on employee well-being and resilience in retail stores in China. / Huang, Qihai; Xing, Yijun; Gamble, Jocelyn.

In: The International Journal of Human Resource Management, Vol. 30, No. 8, 2019, p. 1323-1341.

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Huang, Q, Xing, Y & Gamble, J 2019, 'Job demands–resources: a gender perspective on employee well-being and resilience in retail stores in China', The International Journal of Human Resource Management, vol. 30, no. 8, pp. 1323-1341. https://doi.org/10.1080/09585192.2016.1226191

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Huang, Qihai ; Xing, Yijun ; Gamble, Jocelyn. / Job demands–resources : a gender perspective on employee well-being and resilience in retail stores in China. In: The International Journal of Human Resource Management. 2019 ; Vol. 30, No. 8. pp. 1323-1341.

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