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Truth and myth in modern corporate theory

H. G. Manne

Truth and myth in modern corporate theory

by H. G. Manne

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Published by Industrial Educational and Research Foundation .
Written in English


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Statementby H.G. Manne.
SeriesOccasional paper no. 9
ContributionsIndustrial Educational and Research Foundation.
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Open LibraryOL20570819M

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