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Competitive strategies for service organizations by Neil Botten

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Published by Ichor Business Books in West Lafayette, IN .
Written in English


  • Service industries -- Management,
  • International business enterprises -- Management,
  • Information technology -- Economic aspects,
  • Strategic planning,
  • Airlines -- Management -- Case studies

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

StatementNeil Botten and John McManus.
ContributionsMcManus, John, 1955-
LC ClassificationsHD9980.5 .B67 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL39344M
ISBN 101557531749
LC Control Number99028619

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