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Challenging conventional thinking for competitive advantage.

Challenging conventional thinking for competitive advantage.

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Published by Conference Board in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Organizational change -- Congresses,
  • Corporate reorganizations -- Congresses,
  • Industrial management -- Congresses,
  • Competition -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / The Conference Board ;, no. 1021, Conference Board report ;, no. 1021.
    ContributionsBrennan, Niall., Conference Board.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD58.8 .C433 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31 p. ;
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1139136M
    ISBN 100823704696
    LC Control Number94107626
    OCLC/WorldCa27687703

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