Productivity and public policy

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Published by Sage Publications in Beverly Hills .

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Subjects:

  • Industrial productivity.,
  • Government productivity.,
  • Welfare state.

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Includes bibliographies and indexes.

Book details

StatementMarc Holzer and Stuart S. Nagel, editors.
SeriesSage yearbooks in politics and public policy ;, v. 12
ContributionsHolzer, Marc., Nagel, Stuart S., 1934-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC79.I52 P77 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination296 p. :
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2842921M
ISBN 100803921292, 0803921306
LC Control Number84004862

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