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Office evaluation and its organisational context

Ian John Donald

Office evaluation and its organisational context

a facet study.

by Ian John Donald

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Published by Aston University. Department ofApplied Psychology in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (PhD) - Aston University, 1987.

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Open LibraryOL13877094M

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