Thinking about management by R. W. Holder

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Published by Warner in London .

Written in English

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Originally published, Bath University Press, 1992.

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StatementR. W. Holder.
The Physical Object
Paginationx,307p. ;
Number of Pages307
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20109979M
ISBN 100751504858

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