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Changing work organization in the 1980s

Ken Starkey

Changing work organization in the 1980s

(work organization is not the organization)

by Ken Starkey

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Published by Work Organization Research Centre. Aston University in Birmingham .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementKen Starkey [and] Alan McKinlay.
SeriesWorking paper series / Work Organization Research Centre -- No.25
ContributionsMcKinlay, Alan.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13775628M

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