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Measuring Organizational Performance Metrics for Entrepreneurship and Strategic Management Research by Robert B. Carton

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Published by Edward Elgar Pub .
Written in English


  • Business strategy,
  • Entrepreneurship,
  • Management - General,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Evaluation,
  • Industrial productivity,
  • Measurement,
  • Organizational effectiveness,
  • Business/Economics

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11916350M
ISBN 101847206220
ISBN 109781847206220

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