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Vol 3, No 1 (2014)
Table of Contents
|Creation and Initial Validation of the Motivation Beliefs Inventory: Measuring Leaders’ Beliefs about Employee Motivation Using Four Motivation Theories|
|David C. Facer Jr., Fred Galloway, Noriyuki Inoue, Drea Zigarmi||p1|
|Split-then-Combine Method for out-of-sample Combinations of Forecasts|
|A.S.M. Arroyo, A. de Juan Fernández||p19|
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Journal of Business Administration Research
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