Improving the efficiency of plant management a report of company experiences. by American Management Association.

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  • Factory management.

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SeriesIts Production series, no. 190
LC ClassificationsTS155 .A4511
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Pagination31 p.
Number of Pages31
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Open LibraryOL16418208M
LC Control Number50001253

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