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A Reflection on the Significance of Numbers. / Perriton, Linda.

In: Management Learning, Vol. 40, No. 4, 09.2009, p. 393-399.

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Perriton, L 2009, 'A Reflection on the Significance of Numbers', Management Learning, vol. 40, no. 4, pp. 393-399. https://doi.org/10.1177/1350507609335849

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Perriton, L. (2009). A Reflection on the Significance of Numbers. Management Learning, 40(4), 393-399. https://doi.org/10.1177/1350507609335849

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Perriton L. A Reflection on the Significance of Numbers. Management Learning. 2009 Sep;40(4):393-399. https://doi.org/10.1177/1350507609335849

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Perriton, Linda. / A Reflection on the Significance of Numbers. In: Management Learning. 2009 ; Vol. 40, No. 4. pp. 393-399.

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