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Understanding Organizational Behavior

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Published by South-Western College Pub .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Organizational theory & behaviour,
  • Organizational Behavior In Business,
  • Organizational Psychology,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Organizational Behavior,
  • Business & Economics / Organizational Behavior,
  • Industrial & Organizational Psychology

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages500
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9678490M
ISBN 100324423020
ISBN 109780324423020

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