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Published by Conference Board in New York, N.Y. (845 Third Ave., New York 10022) .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Managerial accounting.,
  • Work measurement.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 18.

Statementby Francis J. Walsh, Jr.
SeriesResearch bulletin -- no. 206, Research bulletin (Conference Board) -- no. 206.
The Physical Object
Pagination18 p. ;
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22170808M

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