Thinking about organisation.

by Geoffrey Hutton

Publisher: Bath University P. in Bath (Somerset)

Written in English
Published: Pages: 174 Downloads: 714
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  • Organization.,
  • Management.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 163-171.

LC ClassificationsHD31 .H86
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 174 p.
Number of Pages174
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4776416M
ISBN 100900843055
LC Control Number75459831

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