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Seeing systems unlocking the mysteries of organizational life by Barry Oshry

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Published by Berrett-Koehler in San Francisco .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social systems.,
  • Organizational behavior.,
  • Management.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-206).

Statementby Barry Oshry.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHM131 .O82 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 208 p. :
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL797604M
ISBN 101881052737
LC Control Number95033582

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