Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-297) and indexes
|Other titles||Understanding organization through culture and structure|
|Statement||Anne Maydan Nicotera, Marcia J. Clinkscales with Felicia R. Walker|
|Series||LEA"s communication series|
|Contributions||Clinkscales, Marcia J, Walker, Felicia R|
|LC Classifications||HD30.3 .N53 2003|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 326 p. :|
|Number of Pages||326|
|LC Control Number||2002029474|
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