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Decentralization Managerial Ambiguity by Design (393p) by Richard F. Vancil

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Published by Ohio State Univ Pr (Trd) .
Written in English


  • Industrial management,
  • Decentralization in management

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages393
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8297222M
ISBN 100910586322
ISBN 109780910586320

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