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reality of socio-technical systems design within the Northern Ireland Civil Service.

Stephen J. Patterson

reality of socio-technical systems design within the Northern Ireland Civil Service.

by Stephen J. Patterson

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Published by The Author] in [s.l .
Written in English


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Thesis (M. B. A.) - University of Ulster, 1997.

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