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Big business, management and competitiveness in twentieth century Britain

Geoffrey Jones

Big business, management and competitiveness in twentieth century Britain

by Geoffrey Jones

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Published by University of Reading, Department of Economics in Reading, England .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Big business -- Great Britain -- Management.,
  • Industrial management -- Great Britain.,
  • Competition -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Geoffrey Jones.
    SeriesDiscussion papers in economics / University of Reading, Dept. of Economics -- Vol. V, no. 268, Discussion papers in economics (University of Reading. Dept. of Economics) -- v. 5, no. 268
    ContributionsUniversity of Reading. Dept. of Economics.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination40 p. ;
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14819558M

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