Administrative science and system dynamics filling the gap in management education by John D. W. Morecroft

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Other titlesManagement education, Administrative science and system dynamics : filling the gap in.
Statementby John D. W. Morecroft.
SeriesWP ; 1429-83, Working paper (Sloan School of Management) -- 1429-83.
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Pagination[3 leaves], 4-37 p. : ill., charts ;
Number of Pages37
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Open LibraryOL13991869M
OCLC/WorldCa9869452

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