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Management controls for professional firms

Reginald L. Jones

Management controls for professional firms

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Published by American Management Association in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Management.,
  • Professions.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Reginald L. Jones and H. George Trentin.
    ContributionsTrentin, H. George, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD38 .J64
    The Physical Object
    Pagination207 p.
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5548848M
    LC Control Number67027784


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