Strategic entrepreneurship and small firm growth in Ghana. / Obeng, Bernard; Robson, Paul; Haugh, Helen.

In: International Small Business Journal, Vol. 32, No. 5, 01.08.2014, p. 501-524.

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Strategic entrepreneurship and small firm growth in Ghana. / Obeng, Bernard; Robson, Paul; Haugh, Helen.

In: International Small Business Journal, Vol. 32, No. 5, 01.08.2014, p. 501-524.

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Obeng, B, Robson, P & Haugh, H 2014, 'Strategic entrepreneurship and small firm growth in Ghana', International Small Business Journal, vol. 32, no. 5, pp. 501-524. https://doi.org/10.1177/0266242612463946

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Obeng, B., Robson, P., & Haugh, H. (2014). Strategic entrepreneurship and small firm growth in Ghana. International Small Business Journal, 32(5), 501-524. https://doi.org/10.1177/0266242612463946

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Obeng B, Robson P, Haugh H. Strategic entrepreneurship and small firm growth in Ghana. International Small Business Journal. 2014 Aug 1;32(5):501-524. https://doi.org/10.1177/0266242612463946

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Obeng, Bernard ; Robson, Paul ; Haugh, Helen. / Strategic entrepreneurship and small firm growth in Ghana. In: International Small Business Journal. 2014 ; Vol. 32, No. 5. pp. 501-524.

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