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Corporate strategy in action

Lewis, Geoffrey

Corporate strategy in action

the strategy process in British Road Services

by Lewis, Geoffrey

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Published by Routledge in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British Road Services.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementGeoffrey Lewis.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(272)p. :
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22325052M
    ISBN 100415004101


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