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What managers do.

Edna Homa

What managers do.

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Published by American Management Association, Extension Institute in [Boston] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Executive ability.,
  • Management.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAmerican Management Association. Extension Institute.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHF5500.2 .H58
    The Physical Object
    Pagination280, 121-132, 49-55 p.
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5078636M
    LC Control Number74142869


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