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The Sociology of Organizations

An Anthology of Contemporary Theory And Research

by Amy S. Wharton

  • 28 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Roxbury Pub Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Organizational theory & behaviour,
  • Work & labour,
  • Organizational Behavior,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Social Science,
  • Organizational sociology,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages538
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12337099M
    ISBN 101933220058
    ISBN 109781933220055


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