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Understanding behaviour in organizations

Lawrence E. Kostoff

Understanding behaviour in organizations

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Published by Ontario Educational Communications Authority in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Management,
  • Organizational behavior

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Lawrence E. Kostoff
    ContributionsOntario Educational Communications Authority
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD58.7 .K6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination103 p. :
    Number of Pages103
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26576663M


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