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Published by ILR Press in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Decision making -- Congresses.,
  • Reasoning -- Congresses.,
  • Management -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [248]-275) and index.

Statementedited by Jennifer J. Halpern and Robert N. Stern.
SeriesFrank W. Pierce memorial lectureship and conference series -- no. 10
ContributionsHelpern, Jennifer J., 1960-, Stern, Robert N., 1948-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD30.23
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 283 p. :
Number of Pages283
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22145903M
ISBN 100801433789

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