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Organization theories and public administration

by Charles R. Davis

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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public administration.,
  • Organization.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [127]-134) and index.

    StatementCharles R. Davis.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJF1351 .D38 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 141 p. ;
    Number of Pages141
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL815430M
    ISBN 100275955761
    LC Control Number95053000

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