Managing organisations in Africa by Peter Blunt

Cover of: Managing organisations in Africa | Peter Blunt

Published by W. de Gruyter in Berlin, New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Africa.

Subjects:

  • Organizational behavior -- Africa.,
  • Management -- Africa.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [327]-344) and index.

Book details

StatementPeter Blunt and Merrick L. Jones.
SeriesDe Gruyter studies in organization ;, 40
ContributionsJones, Merrick.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD58.7 .B59 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 356 p. :
Number of Pages356
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1722639M
ISBN 10311012646X
LC Control Number92026131

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