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Published by Ronald Press Co. in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Management -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 527-536.

Statement[by] Daniel A. Wren.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD31 .W67
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 556 p.
Number of Pages556
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5222730M
LC Control Number75168592

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