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Changing working practices in a context of labour cuts

Yee Mei Tong

Changing working practices in a context of labour cuts

a case study of labour flexibility in British Telecom

by Yee Mei Tong

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Published by typescript in [s.l.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Dissertation (M.A.) - University of Warwick, 1993.

Statementby YeeMei Tong.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21369636M

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