Organisation and management in the public sector

by Alan Lawton

Publisher: Pitman in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 207 Downloads: 40
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Bibliography: p183-197. - Includes index.

StatementAlan Lawton, Aidan G. Rose.
ContributionsRose, Aidan.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv,207p. :
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22579090M
ISBN 100273032747

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