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use of the formulation of alternative strategies in long range planning.

Robert John Brooke Jessop

use of the formulation of alternative strategies in long range planning.

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.Com.)-University of Birmingham, Faculty of Commerce and Social Science.

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