On leaders’ presence : interactions and influences within online communities. / Panteli, Niki.

In: Behaviour and Information Technology, Vol. 35, No. 6, 07.03.2016, p. 490-499.

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On leaders’ presence : interactions and influences within online communities. / Panteli, Niki.

In: Behaviour and Information Technology, Vol. 35, No. 6, 07.03.2016, p. 490-499.

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Panteli, Niki. / On leaders’ presence : interactions and influences within online communities. In: Behaviour and Information Technology. 2016 ; Vol. 35, No. 6. pp. 490-499.

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