Bureaucracy, a challenge to better management
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Bureaucracy, a challenge to better management a constructive analysis of management effectiveness in the federal government by J. M. Juran

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Published by Harper & Brothers in New York, London .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Civil service -- United States,
  • Personnel management,
  • Bureaucracy

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] J.M. Juran ...
LC ClassificationsJK765 .J8
The Physical Object
Paginationxii p., 1 l., 138 p.
Number of Pages138
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6464820M
LC Control Number44003041

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