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Special Issues

Doing more with less? Sustainability strategy in constrained economic times
Long Range Planning, Volume 48, Issue 2, pages 63-122 (Publication: April 2015)
Edited by Michael L. Barnett, Nicole Darnall, Bryan W. Husted

Science, Technology and the "Grand Challenge" of Ageing
Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Volume 93, pages 1-146 (Publication: April 2015)
Edited by Alexander Peine, Alex Faulkner, Birgit Jaeger, Ellen Moors

Special Issue on Global entrepreneurship and innovation in management
Journal of Business Research, Volume 68, Issue 4, pages 743-910 (Publication: April 2015)
Edited by Chih-Wen Wu, Kun-Huang Huarng

Business Horizons, Volume 58, Issue 2, pages 135-234 (Publication: March 2015)
Edited by Daniel Laufer

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Users of the world, unite! The challenges and opportunities of Social Media • Article
Business Horizons, Volume 53, Issue 1, Pages 59-68 | Kaplan, Andreas M.; Haenlein, Michael

Social media: The new hybrid element of the promotion mix • Article
Business Horizons, Volume 52, Issue 4, Pages 357-365 | Mangold, W. Glynn; Faulds, David J.

Social media? Get serious! Understanding the functional building blocks of social media • Article
Business Horizons, Volume 54, Issue 3, Pages 241-251 | Kietzmann, Jan H.; Hermkens, Kristopher; McCarthy, Ian P.; Silvestre, Bruno S.

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Users of the world, unite! The challenges and opportunities of Social Media
Author(s):Kaplan, A.M. | Haenlein, M.
Publication year: 2010
Journal / Book title: Business Horizons

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Structural equation modelling: Guidelines for determining model fit
Author(s):Hooper, D. | Coughlan, J. | Mullen, M.R.
Publication year: 2008
Journal / Book title: Electronic Journal of Business Research Methods

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Business models, business strategy and innovation
Author(s):Teece, D.J.
Publication year: 2010
Journal / Book title: Long Range Planning

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