Governance and the public sector

Publisher: Edward Elgar Pub. in Northampton, MA

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  • Corporate governance,
  • Corporations, Government -- Management,
  • Government business enterprises -- Management

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Ron Hodges.
SeriesCorporate governance in the new global economy ;, 7
ContributionsHodges, Ron, 1953-
LC ClassificationsHD2741 .G6877 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3426063M
ISBN 10184542302X
LC Control Number2005049724

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