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Organizations and organization theory

by Jeffrey Pfeffer

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Published by Pitman in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Organization,
  • Organizational behavior

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJeffrey Pfeffer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD31 .P3983 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 378 p. ;
    Number of Pages378
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3490395M
    ISBN 100273018515
    LC Control Number82010154

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