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Published by Blackwell in Oxford .
Written in English


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Statementguest editors: Stephen Fineman, Iain Mangham.
SeriesJournal ofmanagement studies -- Vol.20, no.3
ContributionsFineman, Stephen., Mangham, Iain, 1936-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14192906M

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