A paper authored by Distinguished Professor Michael A. Hitt and PhD candidate Tim R. Holcomb has emerged on ScienceDirect as one of the 25 most downloaded articles in the Journal of Operations Management for the past quarter. And this is a paper that has not yet appeared in print; it’s only been available online since June 2006.

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