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The effects of national culture on the intellectual capital disclosure quality in the context of Integrated Reporting. An empirical analysis
Journal Title: MANAGEMENT CONTROL 
Author/s: Filippo Vitolla, Nicola Raimo, Michele Rubino 
Year:  2020 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  24 Pg. 137-160 FullText PDF:  295 KB
DOI:  10.3280/MACO2020-001007
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Keywords: Cultura nazionale; capitale intellettuale; integrated reporting; disclosure

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Filippo Vitolla, Nicola Raimo, Michele Rubino, The effects of national culture on the intellectual capital disclosure quality in the context of Integrated Reporting. An empirical analysis in "MANAGEMENT CONTROL" 1/2020, pp. 137-160, DOI:10.3280/MACO2020-001007

   

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