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Top-management organization and control

Paul E. Holden

Top-management organization and control

a research study of the management policies and practices of thirty-one leading industrial corporations

by Paul E. Holden

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Published by McGraw-hill, for the Stanford University Graduate School of Business in New York, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Paul E. Holden, Lounsbury S. Fish and Hubert L. Smith.
SeriesStanford business series
ContributionsFish, Lansbury S., Smith, Hubert L.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii,257p.
Number of Pages257
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13945328M

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