Realizing the potential of interdisciplinarity in accounting research. / O'Dwyer, Brendan; Unerman, Jeffrey.

In: Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, Vol. 27, No. 8, 06.10.2014, p. 1227-1232.

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Realizing the potential of interdisciplinarity in accounting research. / O'Dwyer, Brendan; Unerman, Jeffrey.

In: Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, Vol. 27, No. 8, 06.10.2014, p. 1227-1232.

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O'Dwyer, B & Unerman, J 2014, 'Realizing the potential of interdisciplinarity in accounting research', Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, vol. 27, no. 8, pp. 1227-1232. https://doi.org/10.1108/AAAJ-07-2014-1756

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O'Dwyer, B., & Unerman, J. (2014). Realizing the potential of interdisciplinarity in accounting research. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, 27(8), 1227-1232. https://doi.org/10.1108/AAAJ-07-2014-1756

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O'Dwyer B, Unerman J. Realizing the potential of interdisciplinarity in accounting research. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal. 2014 Oct 6;27(8):1227-1232. https://doi.org/10.1108/AAAJ-07-2014-1756

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O'Dwyer, Brendan ; Unerman, Jeffrey. / Realizing the potential of interdisciplinarity in accounting research. In: Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal. 2014 ; Vol. 27, No. 8. pp. 1227-1232.

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