Differentiation Within An Organizational Population: Additional Evidence from The Wine Industry

@article{Swaminathan1991DifferentiationWA,
  title={Differentiation Within An Organizational Population: Additional Evidence from The Wine Industry},
  author={A. Swaminathan and J. Delacroix},
  journal={Academy of Management Journal},
  year={1991},
  volume={34},
  pages={679-692}
}
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