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Attitudes to change at work

George R. Bell

Attitudes to change at work

a case study in a Northern Ireland setting.

by George R. Bell

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Published by The Author) in (s.l .
Written in English


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Thesis (M. Sc. (Manpower Studies)) - University of Ulster, 1987.

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Open LibraryOL13873719M


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