Drivers of managers’ affect (emotions) and corporate website usage: a comparative analysis between a developed and developing country

Published on Oct 14, 2020in Journal of Business & Industrial Marketing
· DOI :10.1108/JBIM-02-2020-0118
Ramendra Thakur9
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Dhoha AlSaleh3
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