Changes in the social position of professional occupations
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Published by University of Aston in Birmingham. Management Centre in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Statement[by] John Child and Janet Fulk Schriesheim.
SeriesWorking paper series -- 155.
ContributionsSchriesheim, Janet Fulk.
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Open LibraryOL21001562M

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