Toward a general theory of managerial discretion
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The authors are respectively, professors at theEcole nationale d'administration publique, Quebec and atUniversity Laval, Quebec. They wish to thank Rolland Hurtubise for his helpful comments. They also wish to express their appreciation to theConseil des universites du Quebec for its financial support.
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