How to Work a Crowd: Developing Crowd Capital Through Crowdsourcing

@article{Prpic2017HowTW,
  title={How to Work a Crowd: Developing Crowd Capital Through Crowdsourcing},
  author={John Prpic and Prashant P. Shukla and Jan H. Kietzmann and Ian Paul McCarthy},
  journal={Information Technology \& Systems eJournal},
  year={2017}
}
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