Behaviour in organizations inaugural lecture, 3 March 1970. by Woodward, Joan

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Published by Imperial College of Science and Technology in London .

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LC ClassificationsHD6971 .W83
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Pagination[1] 107-122 p.
Number of Pages122
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Open LibraryOL5335721M
ISBN 100852870183
LC Control Number72189024

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