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Human Nature and Organization Theory

On the Economic Approach to Institutional Organization (New Horizons in Management)

by Sigmund Wagner-Tsukamoto

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Edward Elgar Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Industry & Industrial Studies,
  • Organizational theory & behaviour,
  • Negotiating,
  • Employee motivation,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Psychology, Industrial,
  • Organizational Behavior,
  • International - General,
  • Human behavior,
  • Organizational sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8916319M
    ISBN 101840647140
    ISBN 109781840647143


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