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Organizational myths

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Published by Harper & Row in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Management.,
  • Industrial organization.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGunnar Westerlund & Sven-Erik Sjostrand.
    ContributionsSjöstrand, Sven-Erik, 1945- joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD38 .W42513
    The Physical Object
    Pagination164 p. :
    Number of Pages164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4482299M
    ISBN 10006318074X
    LC Control Number79310803

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