Management and Organization Paradoxes (Advances in Organization Studies)

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ContributionsAustralian and Pacific Researchers in Organization Studies (Corporate Author), Stewart Clegg (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages330
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Open LibraryOL12324356M
ISBN 10158811208X
ISBN 109781588112088

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These four methods for addressing paradox are .

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