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The struggle for control of the modern corporation

organizational change at General Motors, 1924-1970

by Robert F. Freeland

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General Motors Corporation -- Management.,
  • General Motors Corporation -- Management.,
  • Organizational change.,
  • Industrial management.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 340-353) and index.

    StatementRobert F. Freeland.
    SeriesStructural analysis in the social sciences -- 17.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9710.U54 G397 2001, HD9710.U54 G397 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 364 p. :
    Number of Pages364
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18156429M
    ISBN 100521630347
    LC Control Number00036302

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