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Benevolent dictator for life

Known as: Self-appointed benevolent dictator for life, BFDL, BDFL 
Benevolent Dictator For Life (BDFL) is a title given to a small number of open-source software development leaders, typically project founders who… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Abstract Despite a long history within the field of leadership, the subject of authoritarianism and how it influences leadership… Expand
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2016
2016
This article narrates the story of Henry Rutgers from the New World origins of his ancestors, to his birth in 1745, up to the… Expand
Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
―If you want to free a society, just give them Internet access.‖ These were the words of 30-yearold Egyptian activist Wael Ghonim… Expand
Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
The dictatorship of Rafael Trujillo, who ruled the Dominican Republic from 1930 until his assassination in 1961, was one of the… Expand
Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
This study examined reactions to psychological contract breach from two separate perspectives, that is, employee's reactions to… Expand
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2007
2007
This paper considers the welfare and policy implications of a merger between environment fi rms (i.e., firms managing… Expand
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2004
2004
John Rawls's The Law of Peoples offers an account of international justice grounded in a hypothetical contract between "peoples… Expand
2003
2003
Using a formal political economy model with incomplete information regarding the accident preventing activities chosen by the… Expand
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The authors present a theory of sexism formulated as ambivalence toward women and validate a corresponding measure, the… Expand
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2000
2000
The Department of Justice's (DOJ's) investigation of private colleges for price-fixing caused the Overlap' group of colleges to… Expand