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The Quality Improvement Series (Practical Guidebook Collection) (The Quality Improvement Series) by Richard Y. Chang

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Published by Pfeiffer Wiley .
Written in English


  • Management & management techniques,
  • Management,
  • Total Quality Management,
  • Business / Economics / Finance

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages100
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8686126M
ISBN 101883553067
ISBN 109781883553067

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