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Irish high reliability organisations their operations and characteristics by Raymond Donegan

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Published by University College Dublin in Dublin .
Written in English


  • Business enterprises -- Ireland.,
  • Industrial management -- Ireland.

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Thesis (M.B.S.) - University College Dublin, 1994.

StatementRaymond Donegan.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 71p. ;
Number of Pages71
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20221384M

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