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Published by M.I.T.] in [Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Management.,
  • Human behavior.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGeorge F. Farris.
    SeriesWP -- no.332-68, Working paper (Sloan School of Management) -- 332-68.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20 leaves.
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18078768M
    OCLC/WorldCa14638144

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