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Complex organizations a critical essay by Charles Perrow

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Published by Scott, Foresman in Glenview, Ill .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementCharles Perrow ; academic consultants, Albert J. Reiss, Jr., Harold L. Wilensky.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHM131 .P382 1979
The Physical Object
Pagination270 p. ;
Number of Pages270
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4735005M
ISBN 100673152057
LC Control Number78024300

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