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Complexity Theory And The Management Of Networks Proceedings Of The Workshop On Organisational Networks as Distributed Systems of Knowledge University of Lecce, Italy, 2001 by

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Published by Imperial College Press .
Written in English


  • Business & Management,
  • Operations Research,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Production & Operations Management,
  • Management Science,
  • Management - General

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Edition Notes

ContributionsPierpaolo Andriani (Editor), Giuseppina Passiante (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8628083M
ISBN 101860944604
ISBN 109781860944604

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