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Social movements in management

Juha Laurila

Social movements in management

Making a technological leap in the case of the Anjala Paper Mill (Acta Universitatis Oeconomicae Helsingiensis)

by Juha Laurila

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Published by Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Finland,
  • Paper industry,
  • Technological innovations

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13029422M
    ISBN 109517027915
    ISBN 109789517027915


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