Management and the evolution of management thought
Principles and Practice
the Evolution of
ii WAWASAN OPEN UNIVERSITY
BBM 103/05 Principles and Practice of Management
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Published by Wawasan Open University 2008. This edition has been revised by Wawasan Open University from the course B 240 Principles and...