Case Study Research in Business and Management

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Case Study Research in Business and Management. / Lee, Bill; Saunders, Mark.

The Sage Encyclopedia of Research Methods. ed. / A Atkinson; S Delamont; M Williams. London, 2020.

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Lee, B & Saunders, M 2020, Case Study Research in Business and Management. in A Atkinson, S Delamont & M Williams (eds), The Sage Encyclopedia of Research Methods. London.

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Lee, B., & Saunders, M. (Accepted/In press). Case Study Research in Business and Management. In A. Atkinson, S. Delamont, & M. Williams (Eds.), The Sage Encyclopedia of Research Methods London.

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Lee B, Saunders M. Case Study Research in Business and Management. In Atkinson A, Delamont S, Williams M, editors, The Sage Encyclopedia of Research Methods. London. 2020

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Lee, Bill ; Saunders, Mark. / Case Study Research in Business and Management. The Sage Encyclopedia of Research Methods. editor / A Atkinson ; S Delamont ; M Williams. London, 2020.

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