4 edition of Theory and practice of public organizations found in the catalog.
Theory and practice of public organizations
F. C. Okoli
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||F. C. Okoli.|
|LC Classifications||JQ3090 .O4283 2004|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xx, 316 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||316|
|LC Control Number||2007327345|
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